Is mercury in Western Family Corn Syrup?

Answer A 2009 study conducted by the Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy, found traces of mercury in almost one third of popular foods tested that have high fructose corn syrup as the first or seco... Read More »

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Is Corn Syrup considered "natural" (corn syrup, not high fructose corn syrup)?

There is no definition of "natural" as recognized by the FDA/USDA. It is a catch-all marketing term for everything from the most processed foods to the most basic foods. Food manufacturers use it t... Read More »

Can corn syrup be used in place of golden syrup?

Substitute equal parts corn syrup for golden syrup. Though the vegetable-based sweetener's milder flavor may not correspond to golden syrup's treacly boldness, corn syrup adequately serves recipes ... Read More »

Is corn syrup healthier than syrup?

Sugar is sugar no matter what form you eat, your body cannot distinguish any difference in any form, and contrary to popular opinion it all acts the same way on your body; there is no type of sugar... Read More »

Is glucose syrup the same as corn syrup?

Glucose syrup can be made from corn, wheat or rice. Corn is the most common ingredient used. Corn syrup is one type of glucose syrup. In cooking, they are often used similarly.Source:Food-Info: Abo... Read More »