Commonly found in: Beverages, cake, candy, cereal, cookies, syrup, yogurt
Corn syrup — which consists mostly of dextrose — is a sweet, thick liquid made by treating cornstarch with acids or enzymes. It is sometimes dried and used as corn syrup solids in coffee creamers and other dry foods. It has no nutritional value other than calories, it promotes tooth decay, and it is used mainly in foods with little nutritional value.
What to do about Corn Syrup? Cut back and/or stay away. This will ensure you enjoy steady weight loss and maintenance.