You may have heard about High Fructose Corn Syrup, but do you really know what it is or why it’s an ingredient that so many companies use? Well, it’s made by converting the glucose in corn syrup to fructose. After the conversion, it’s then mixed with pure corn syrup. It acts as a preservative and it’s known to be used in many processed foods. It is a much cheaper ingredient than pure sugar and that’s why it’s used more.,I’m sure you know that when it comes to budgeting, companies are going to do what saves them the most money. It’s your responsibility to look out for you and your family’s health. This may sound a little cruel, but you and I both know that it’s the truth! The truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup, is that it extends the shelf life of these companies products and in business, that’s all that counts! It’s very important that you understand it’s not just sweet foods that contains this ingredient.,If you are trying to watch your sugar intake, don’t be deceived by this ingredient! I was totally shocked when I found out about some of the foods that had this ingredient in it. If you’ve never seen the devil’s advocate when it comes to dieting, this is certainly it! In order to lose weight, you must know what to do and how to do it. This includes knowing the right kinds of food to eat!,Here are just a few examples of foods with high fructose corn syrup in them, Raisin Bran Cereal, Ritz Crackers and Gatorade. If you think about it, these suppose to be known as pretty healthy safe foods, right? Well, the next time you are in the grocery store, check it out for yourself. I was so shocked when I found this out, because it’s really not easy to know this information unless you read the ingredients. And if you have been lead to believe these items are healthy, why would you?,As you can see, if you are a diabetic, this can be even more dangerous! So please be careful when you are choosing your foods. Do not drink sodas at all, especially the real sweeten ones. There are lots of foods without the high fructose corn syrup in them. Just take your time and pay attention to the ingredients. It’s not hard, but you do have to take a little longer when you are shopping and make the right choices!,In conclusion, if you’ve been trying all kinds of diets, trying to lose weight and it don’t seem to be going anywhere. Look at the ingredients of the foods that you’ve been eating. I guarantee you this ingredient is in a lot of your food choices. Don’t let it cause you to get discouraged, now that you know why, just fix it!