“High-fructose corn syrup is the highly refined, isolated and concentrated, chemically manipulated version of something that’s found and grown in corn.” says Christiane Northrup M.D. (Pg. 24 Hungry for Change) HFCS, one of many forms of sugar, is most likely found in non-diet sodas. Mike Adams, a consumer health advocate and editor of NaturalNews.com, compared HFCS and its highly isolated nutrient derived from corn to that of cocaine, which is isolated from coca leaves. (Pg. 24 of Hungry for Change) Neither corn nor coca themselves are addictive or bad for you, but the enzymatic process from corn to HFCS and the synthesized break down from the coca leaves to cocaine are incredibly addictive!!