Archives for “sweeteners”
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting that in 2007, almost 25% of people 60 and over had diabetes. That’s one in four, and it’s climbing. And you know what? If you’re not 60 yet, you will be one day. Diabetes isn’t the only problem. If you’re on the *path* toward diabetes, your body is [...]
The other day I was talking to a lady I know who grows a lot of her own food and promotes gardening and natural healing. She eats a generally raw-food diet. She’s a inspiration, really. But I discovered that day that she also sometimes eats giant cookies made of white flour, sugar, and who knows [...]
Ancient romans used lead acetate as a sweetener, and died of lead poisoning as a result. It’s a good thing we’re too smart to do something like that. Heh.