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Blog Transfer Update

FYI – All foodillusion.com content has been moved over to my other blog 100daysofrealfood.com. All future posts will be published on the 100 Days of Real Food site and all subscribers have been added as well. I hope to see you there!

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Ever since we started our 100 Days of Real Food it seems like we have been getting a lot of questions about sugar and other sweeteners. Can’t we have sugar? Isn’t it natural? Yes, I suppose it is technically “natural” since it is made from the sugar cane plant, but it is also a highly processed version of this plant similar to how white flour is made from the wheat plant. If we are going to start classifying things in this manner we could also technically say high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is “natural” since it is made from corn. And despite the mixed research on if HFCS is really worse for you than good ol’ white sugar, according to Michal Pollan, it just happens to be “a reliable marker for a food product that has been highly processed”. (more…)

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