We’ve talked a lot about sweeteners a lot lately, and I hate to beat a dead horse, but the thing won’t die! A couple of weeks ago I received an email from a reader asking for help. Her husband had learned that most alternative sweeteners were bad, but that sucralose (Splenda) was ok and doesn’t do the harm that the others do. Let’s set him straight.
Your best bet to reducing the amount of sugar your children eat is to focus on adding nutritious foods, rather than on eliminating all sweets. The idea is that we don’t have to do it all perfectly.
I just returned from a whirlwind trip to Atlanta to have my Endodontic brother-in-law give me a root canal. He did a fantastic job – definitely worth going across the country for.
I couldn’t help but notice the population there seems to be made up of a very high percentage of overweight and obese people. I also noted the “World of Coke” headquarters as we were driving through downtown.
Don’t expect major food companies to voluntarily choose to stop poisoning their consumers and start producing healthy foods. No matter what the law makes these companies do, read the labels and make your own decisions.