Always being one to at least consider an apparent bargain, I stopped by the cooler where Philadelphia cream cheese was being sold in a ‘two for one’ offer. Sadly, the full-fat variety was not included in the offer, but I checked out the medium fat one just in case. I was shocked!
We’ve just gone past the ‘trick or treat’ All Hallows’ Eve. That and Clive Pearce’s comment on this post got me thinking about ‘sweets’ and ‘sweeties’: are they the treat they once were, or a ubiquitous nuisance?
Fructose can only be processed by the liver. In small amounts and along with fibre (eg, in a handful of fruit that is not very sweet, like autumn berries) fructose does not cause a problem… It is, however, also found along with glucose in table sugar and high fructose corn syrup. In large amounts (especially …
Do you have diabetes? Search the internet, including many health sites (even the NHS’s) and you’ll see them advising carbohydrate-based meals for you. This is the worst possible thing you can do for your condition, even if you eat the oft-touted ‘healthy whole grains’. Why?