High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)
A sweetener derived from corn, commonly found in myriad consumer goods in the United States, including soft drinks, yogurt, salad dressing, and soup.
Example of High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS):
A study conducted by Princeton University shows that there is a correlation between consumption of high fructose corn syrups and obesity. An experiment by Princeton reveals that rats given corn syrup diets over a long period have developed metabolic syndromes compared to rats that were given regular table sugar diets.