Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) better known as corn sugar, is a manmade sweetener used to sweeten foods and beverages (e.g. Coca Cola and Pepsi), first introduced in Japan in the late 1960s and in the U.S. in the early 1970s. Nowadays, it is a popular ingredient in sodas, fruit-flavored drinks, cereals, yogurts, breads, condiments and other products. Recently, an American research has linked HFCS to learning and memory alterations. To find out more about the corn sugar and its health effects – read this book.