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

Answer 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 »

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Does high fructose corn syrup have a different glycemic index from crystalline fructose from corn?

To answer your question specifically, I think fructose is fructose no matter where it comes from. So, the answer would be 19. As long as it is pure fructose, the GI should be the same. This is one ... Read More »

Is there a link between diabietes and high fructose corn syrup?

Yes, there have been a few studies that indicate there is a correlation between a diet rich in high fructose corn syrup and diabetes.And, since eating a diet containing a lot of sugar (in any form)... Read More »

What is high-fructose corn syrup?

High fructose corn syrup is a sweetener used in many foods and beverages. Many scientists believe that it is detrimental to nutrition, while others state that it is a beneficial addition to food si... Read More »

What is high fructose corn syrup made of?

High fructose corn syrup is made from cornstarch. It is a blend of fructose and glucose, which are both simple sugars. Because it is easily and inexpensively processed it is commonly used as a swee... Read More »