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The Terrible 20: New Names For Corn Syrup

When many Americans hear the words "high-fructose corn syrup," they immediately think of the sweet substance in sodas and packaged foods that has been linked to a variety of health problems. Which is why the FDA is trying to stop manufacturers of corn syrup from changing the name of the product to something that at least SOUNDS a little more healthy. We thought we’d help them out.

We came up with 5 new names for corn syrup and we want you to think of 15 more. Leave your submissions in the comments or tweet them @TeamCoco with the hashtag #CocoCornSyrup. We’ll post our favorites right here tomorrow!

UPDATE: The list is now complete! Thanks to everyone who pitched in!

The Terrible 20: New Names For Corn Syrup!

  1. Sugar Plus!

  2. Yum Yum Joy Goop

  3. High Flavor Health Nectar

  4. Mama’s Maize Mucus

  5. Nature’s Coronary Candy

  6. Vegan Honey - Andrew Cullen

  7. Liquid Kettle Korn - Sandy Dinka

  8. Subsidized Sugar Subsitute - AJ Wilkins

  9. Iowa's Elixer - @NickBrommer

  10. Foot-B-Gone, Fast Acting Formula! - Patrick Jones

  11. The Sweetener Formerly Known As High Fructose Corn Syrup - Greg Laskey

  12. Nebraska Nectar - Edgar P. Bautista

  13. Ear Candy - Rick Nagy

  14. Husky Honey - @BNPQOE

  15. Tears of Zeus - @Tech_Martian

  16. Cornitussin - @twayward ‏

  17. C.O.R.N (Chemically Obtained Reconstituted Nectar) - Jillian Lutz

  18. Corncaine - Dan Speer

  19. Freedom Sugar- Christopher Lund

  20. Blood Sweetener - @ErinWinebark