I am a conscientious healthy eater. I've given up caffeine. I drink mostly water and decaf green tea. Having inherited high cholesterol, I've given up eating red meat on a regular basis, eat more whole grains, lean protein, yogurt, and fruits and veggies up the wazoo. My only vice is dark chocolate which I know is a super food but probably not in the quantities I
Truly, I really wasn't missing much eating whole foods and I discovered surprising treats like roasted kale chips. Yum. I didn't go totally nuts, allowing myself the occasional treat of cupcakes or such, so it really wasn't as bad as it sounds.
I thought I was doing everything I could. The do-gooder in me was proud.
When I saw this...
Agave? The healthy alternative? As bad for you as the sinister high fructose corn syrup? WTF?
I have been putting agave in my tea, my yogurt, on my wheat toast, I practically bathe in the sweet nectar. I've converted my kids from sugar to this supposedly healthy alternative.
Now this? How is a girl supposed to get her sugar fix these days?
The author of the above article also says too much fruit can have the same effect as high fructose corn syrup. WTF? One mango can bring you above the limit according to him.
I LOVE MANGO.
Anyone else think this healthy living thing is getting out of hand? Sheesh.