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President’s Cancer Panel Recommendations

The President's Cancer Panel recommends "limiting subsidies promoting production of high-fructose corn syrup." Story is here. … [Read more...]

Fat Cows | Fat Human Beings

According to this article, "...subsidies encourage commodity growers to plant an oversupply of low-priced corn and soy, which is processed into high-calorie high-fructose corn syrup and soybean oil and fed to feedlot animals bound for burgerville." Why does the health department preach moderation and then seemingly force-feed us an over-abundance of high-calorie/low nutritive food? Why is virtually EVERYTHING corn-based in one way or another? Why does nearly everything have to have high-fructose corn syrup in it? Why has soy been shoved down our throats as well (literally - but that's a whole other subject I will take on when I start my food stuff blog)? The article above raises a lot more questions than it answers, but they are good … [Read more...]