Corn syrup

What is corn syrup anyway?

There is no such thing as a natural corn syrup pressed directly from corn kernels. Instead, the pulpy middle layer called cornstarch is first separated from the outer husk and the inner germ layers. The cornstarch is then stored in giant vats, where natural enzymes are added to break it down into glucose. It is these sugars that are heated and turned into what is called corn syrup.

1..Corn syrup, a common sweetener, can be found in countless foods and drinks. It can also be found at the center of many health debates.2 Some experts allege the sweetener increases chances of obesity