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HFCs:

see chlorofluorocarbonschlorofluorocarbons
(CFCs), organic compounds that contain carbon, chlorine, and fluorine atoms. CFCs are highly effective refrigerants that were developed in response to the pressing need to eliminate toxic and flammable substances, such as sulfur dioxide and ammonia, in
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Because of this, most beverage companies shifted their formula back to 100 percent sugar, from the mix of 60 percent sugar and 40 percent HFCS.
Though some of the larger HFCs are able to compete with banks in the salaried home loan segment, most of the HFCs target self-employed customer segments or the affordable housing segment to optimise their yields and also capitalise on the higher growth potential.
The agreement also opens the door for countries that choose to move faster to benefit from early funding, and for the MLF to support energy-efficiency improvements alongside the reduction of HFCs.
Bringing HFCs under the Montreal Protocol also sends a clear signal to the global marketplace to start replacing these dangerous chemicals with a new generation of climate-friendly and energy-efficient alternatives.
Their diets incorporated 50 grams of carbohydrates daily from one of honey, white cane sugar or HFCS.
In our study, compared with the control group rats, findings of hypertension, hyperglycemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia, which are indicators of metabolic syndrome, were found in the group of rats given HFCS for 6 weeks.
The vast majority of the world's countries including all the key HFCproducing states have accepted the need to do something about HFCs.
The government has also asked for immediate demonstration projects for alternatives to HFCs in refrigeration and ACs to test the viability, affordability and energy efficiency, an environment ministry statement said.
Developing countries will continue to use HCFCs and HFCs for the foreseeable future.
HFCs are particularly strong greenhouse gases, so even relatively small levels in the atmosphere can contribute to warming.
Housing finance companies, or HFCs, seem to be under stress.
So today, HFCS is what gives most sodas and a lot of other processed foods their sweet taste.