Corn may be considered either a vegetable or a starch depending upon variety and usage. Sweet corn is considered a vegetable for culinary purposes, while field corn and popcorn are considered a starch. More »

Corn is categorized as a starch or starchy vegetable due to its high starch content. One cup of uncooked corn contains 20.5 grams of starch, 28.2 grams of carbohydrates and 120 calories. More »

Modified corn starch, also called modified food starch, is used by food manufacturers as a substitute for flour or cornstarch as a thickener, emulsifier or stabilizer in food products. Some examples are ClearJel, Instant... More » Food Food Facts Dry Ingredients

The ingredients list for Cheerios includes whole grain oats, corn starch, sugar, salt, tripotassium phosphate, wheat starch and Vitamin E (mixed tocopherols) as a freshness preserver. Vitamins and minerals include calciu... More »

Vegetables contain varying levels of starch and fiber, two types of carbohydrates, as well as vitamins and minerals. Fiber is important in regulating digestion and lowers the risk of heart disease. More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

When starch, a polysaccarhide, is digested, it is finally broken down into monosaccharides (glucose, galactose and fructose) in the digestive system. Starch provides nutrients to the human body that must be broken down i... More »

Foods rich in sugar or starch have the most carbohydrates. High fructose corn syrup, soda, bananas and fruit jam are at the top of the list, with 20 to 30 net carbohydrates in each serving. More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content