Friday, February 06, 2009

just in case you hadn't heard

If its negative effect on your insulin pathways, support for unsustainable agriculture and just plain non-foodness weren't enough to keep you away from high-fructose corn syrup, here's another reason:

MAY CONTAIN MERCURY. It seems the chance is about 50-50, which is not good odds for something like this.

Just don't eat it, k? It's bad all over. Also, it never, ever shows up in Canada labeled as high-fructose corn syrup. Instead, they call it glucose-fructose. Check your shelves, and ditch the stuff with glucose-fructose in it. Mercury isn't one of those things you want to mess with. Your brain and nervous system will thank you.


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