FOOD, FACTS and FADS

Exploring the sense and nonsense of food and health


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All-day Cereal?

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Would you pay $7.50 for a bowl of cereal?  Kellogg’s thinks you will. For that $7.50, you also get a pretty good dose of your daily maximum sugar intake.  CLICK HERE.

According to the American Heart Association, the maximum amount of added sugar you should consume is 25-38 grams a day for women and men, respectively which is equal to 6-9 teaspoons a day. Check out how much sugar is in your cereal HERE.

Would Dr. John Harvey Kellogg approve?

 


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What is a Processed Food?

All processed foods are not created equal.  You may be surprised that most foods in the supermarket meet the definition of “processed”.  But THIS ARTICLE gives some good info on how to avoid highly processed foods that generally are loaded with salt, fat, and sugar.

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