Eating Naturally - Eliminating High Fructose Corn Syrup from Our Diet

A couple of years ago, I got really into the slow food movement. (It's the antithesis of the Fast food movement.) The principles are pretty basic:
  1. Food should taste good.
  2. It shouldn't hurt the land or our bodies.
  3. Producers should be fairly compensated.
For me, it comes down to the basic idea that you should be able to make what you eat with ingredients you can find at a store. (That doesn't mean you have to make it from scratch - merely that it would be possible.) Based on this concept, I decided to try to change the way my family ate.

For John and me, there were very few changes that needed to be made. I like cooking, so our evening meals have always been "ingredient based". I made them from scratch.

The kids' diet was a different story. They ate very little but they also ate very often. Without ever making a conscious decision to feed my kids processed foods, I found they were practically living on it (or dying on it as the case may more realistically be). American cheese slices, hot dogs, lunch meat, peanut butter and jelly, chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, cereal bars, and crackers made up... Read More

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