Chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension, elevated triglycerides levels, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; excess uric acid levels (associated with gout) and atherosclerosis have been increasing at an alarming rate. Not surprisingly as the dietary intake of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has increased so has the prevalence of these diseases. Knowing that HFCS is associated with chronic diseases, Explain why you think foods Industry still use it. Do you think our industrialised highly processed food system is making us chronically ill? Why or why Not? Is there anything you do to raise awareness or enact change?