Friday, May 20, 2011

Aspartame vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

This article at reminded me of one of those slightly annoying questions that goes something like...
If you were stranded on an island for 10 years and you could only take one of these with you, which would it be???
I think of it in those terms because aspartame gives me the worst headache and I know my hips and I are easily addicted to things with high fructose corn syrup. (Thanks, Julia, for the summer of homemade caramel!)

While the entirety of this message comes across a little preachy, I think the bottom line is fair: while processed and convenience foods seem to make things easier and quicker, simple homemade foods keep things- simple. Simply nutritious.