Monday, March 12, 2012

monday morning rant

i just read this article and have to rant.

because it's so stupid.

it's titled "18 foods that pack a secret sugar high".  and while i'm not a health nut, i thought it might be interesting to see what secret sugar might be lurking in my food.  also, the subtitle was "oatmeal?!" - which was a little intriguing.

then i started to read.

would you believe that SODA contains more sugar than WATER?! 
and that those little flavoured oatmeal packets contain more sugar than plain oats?!   and that JAM has sugar in it?!

gosh, the secret places they put sugar these days.  (i don't think my head is big enough to contain this eyeroll.)

get this: SWEETENED iced tea contains more sugar than tea.  and when you make a smoothie with sherbet it contains sugar ... *_*

i think Captain Obvious swooped in on the writer and helped in the creation of this article.

okay, i shouldn't rant about everything.  i was legitimately surprised to learn that ketchup is ~ 1/3 sugar, and most granola contains 30% of your recommended daily intake, and kashi golean crunch is packing a wallop of sugar.
but for the most part, i thought this article was ridiculous.

tomorrow, perhaps they'll post an article that says exercise is good for you.  or drinking water.  or breathing.

you know, just in case we didn't know.

1 comment:

  1. I love this. I agree. It's like when clients come in and ask for a weight loss tea and I feel like telling them to drink nothing but tea for 6 months and they'll be SHOCKED at how fast the weight will come off.