The Truth About High-Fructose Corn Syrup

The Truth About High-Fructose Corn Syrup

High-fructose corn syrup is a potent sugar substitute made from corn starch. It’s actually twice as sweet as sugar. Manufacturers began using it as a cheap sugar substitute in the 1970s when the price of sugar shot up. High-fructose corn syrup now accounts for 40 percent of the caloric sweeteners added to foods and drinks. Continue reading