Sunday, June 27, 2010

High Fructose Corn Syrup—Ingredient to Avoid

The other day I noticed a new shelf in the grocery store for Weight Watchers Bread. Since I'm always on the lookout for a lower-calorie bread, I checked the label and was surprised to find high fructose corn syrup as an ingredient.

I put it back on the shelf. If Weight Watchers is about healthier living, why use a sugar substitute many experts say is unhealthy?

Read More

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Subway Sandwiches' Secret Ingredient: High Fructose Corn Syrup

Think you’re doing yourself a favor by eating at Subway? Think again.

Your nine-grain bread is a fake. What you’re really downing is a bunch of high fructose corn syrup and…get this…plant fertilizer.

Read More