It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life. To each and every one of us, it gives the power of working miracles if we will. ~LM Child
Okay, here is another biggie. HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP*
First of all, if you have any packaged foods in your pantry...look at the label...does it contain HFCS? Most do. For so many reasons...mainly, it extends shelf life. This product is detrimental to the health of the human body. It is one that should be taken out of your diet as often as possible. The articles below will give you a much better picture of what HFCS is and does than I will today. Bottom line. It causes your body composition to change negatively by making you fat, and yes, you can be a skinny fat person. Sarcopenia obesity is often undiagnosed and not recognized.*
Our children are practically living on this gunk and most people don't even know it. Then we wonder why our problems with ADD/HD, obesity, diabetes etc. are running rampant. This is true for those eating and not reading labels. Chemically altered. I must sound like a broken record, but it is not food, it is chemically altered. Don't eat it, please.*
We will revisit this later. Only have a minute to blog...GET THE FACTS! READ YOUR LABELS. Yikes!
Interesting article on energy bars from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) - http://www.cspinet.org/nah/12_00/barexam.html
Very merry today! 'Tis the season :-) ~j