Avoiding Corn

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Corn Products

  • Corn
  • Corn chips
  • Corn flakesCorn flour
  • Corn fritters
  • Corn gluten
  • Cornmeal
  • Corn oil or margarine made from corn oil
  • Corn puff cereal
  • Cornstarch
  • Corn sugar (dextrose, Dyno, Cerelose, Puretose, Sweetose, and glucose are all possibilities)
  • Corn sweetener
  • Corn syrup
  • Corn syrup solids
  • Corn tortillas
  • Grits
  • Hominy
  • Maize
  • Polenta
  • Popcorn
  • Taco shells
  • Tortilla chips

 

Corn Derivatives

  • Artificial flavoring
  • Artificial sweeteners
  • Caramel, caramel color
  • Dextrose
  • Food starch
  • Fructose
  • Glucose
  • High fructose corn syrup
  • Juice
  • Milks – dairy, rice, soy, oat
  • Soda – regular and diet
  • Hydrolyzed corn
  • Hydrolyzed corn protein
  • Hydrolyzed vegetable protein
  • Maltodextrin
  • Xanthan gum

 

Ingredients Likely to Contain Corn

  • American wines
  • Whiskey, gin, beer, ale
  • Baking powder
  • Breaded or fried foods
  • Breads (often dusted with cornmeal)
  • Brown sugar (ok if no caramel color added)
  • Confectioner’s sugar
  • English muffins
  • Fruit juice concentrate
  • Golden syrup
  • Graham crackers
  • Honey (may contain high fructose corn syrup)
  • Ice cream, sherbets
  • Iodized salt
  • Infant formulas
  • Meats such as cold cuts, ham, hot dogs
  • Molasses (some brands have added corn syrup)
  • Pancake syrups
  • Sweetened peanut butters (may use corn syrup as a sweetener)
  • Powdered sugar
  • Salad dressings
  • Packaged sauces
  • Starch (any kind that’s not specified on the label)
  • Succotash
  • Sugar not identified as cane or beet
  • Talc
  • Tamales
  • Vegetable oils (often contain some corn oil)

 


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