Is sorbitol syrup natural or a chemical?

Answer Sorbitol--a sugar alcohol often used as a reduced-calorie sweetener--occurs naturally in foods such as fruit, corn, berries and seaweed. Although it can be produced through chemical processes, sorb... Read More »

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What is the chemical formula for sorbitol?

According to, the chemical symbol for sorbitol is C6H14O6, which is six atoms of carbon, 14 of hydrogen and six of oxygen. The substance has a molecular weight of 182.17176 g/mol, ... Read More »

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 »

What is the chemical name for corn syrup?

The chemical name for corn syrup, and the name frequently listed on food packages under the list of ingredients that contain corn syrup, is high fructose corn syrup, sometimes listed as HFCS. Other... Read More »

What is the chemical formula for corn syrup?

High fructose corn syrup has replaced cane sugar in many products. It contains at least 55-percent fructose, a sugar molecule. The chemical formula for Fructose is : C6H12O6. This is also the chemi... Read More »