What does HFCS stand for?

High fructose corn syrup

A common sweetener found in many foods and drinks; similar to plain sugar, but is made from corn; has been under fire by health advocates in recent years because of its overuse.


"I'm trying to cut back on sugar, so I only buy drinks without HFCS now."

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Last Updated: May 24, 2014

HFCS definition

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