Agave nectar: the new “health” fraud

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Here’s another great reminder to KNOW WHAT YOU ARE REALLY EATING FOLKS! Man it’s getting harder every day!

The following is from my good friend in nutrition Kimberly Hartke and The Weston A. Price Foundation:

AGAVE WORSE THAN SUGAR, NUTRITION FOUNDATION WARNS

New Product Contains More Synthesized Fructose than High Fructose Corn Syrup

April 21, 2009, Washington, D.C. Agave “nectar,” a sweetener increasingly appearing in products aimed at health-conscious consumers, poses greater health hazards than high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), according to a recent article in Wise Traditions, the journal of the Weston A. Price Foundation, a leading voice for accurate nutrition information. Although agave “nectar” is promoted as a healthy alternative to sugar, its high fructose content has nutrition experts raising the caution flag. According to the article, agave contains more free synthetic fructose than high fructose corn syrup, which experts now link to obesity and other health problems.

READ FULL TEXT HERE:

www.http://hartkeisonline.com/

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One response to “Agave nectar: the new “health” fraud

  1. Good post on the Agave Nectar deal. BTW, MrRed above is SPAM. It left the same message on my blog!

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