Sugar is a carbohydrate and provides a source of energy. Sugar can take many forms including white, raw or brown sugar, honey or corn syrup. Too much sugar in the diet can contribute to health problems including obesity and tooth decay. These articles provide general information about healthy eating tips from our dietitians.
What is High Fructose Corn Syrup – HFCS ? High fructose corn syrup is a sweetener made from maize (corn). Its use became popular in the 1970’s . To make HFCS, starch is removed from maize and made in to the fructose – glucose liquid sweetener. Unlike sucrose which is a 50-50 combination of fructose and […]