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Why High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You?

What is High Fructose Corn Syrup and Why is It in Our Processed Food Supply?  High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is made from corn starch.  Cornstarch is composed of a chain of glucose (simple sugar) molecules joined together.  Corn syrup, which consists of 100 percent glucose, is derived from the breakdown of cornstarch into individual glucose molecules.   In order to create high fructose corn syrup, enzymes must be added to corn syrup to change some of the glucose into another simple sugar called fructose. The enzymes, alpha-amylase and glucoamylase, used in HFCS processing have been genetically modified to improve their heat stability for the production of HFCS.  This enzymatic reaction process is called glucose isomerase.  Mercuric chloride must be used to inhibit the starch-degrading enzymes....

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