Real certified organic food is not cheap.
Breakfast and snack food loaded with GMO high fructose sugar, processed GMO white flour with bromide, and MSG are much cheaper.
High Fructose corn syrup and all the sugar substitutes are worse than plain old white sugar.
I was surprised that an Internet search restricted specifically to CathInfo [‡] discovered no topics
in this "Health and Nutrition" (sub)forum that were obviously devoted to "sugar
", whether generally, or either to what might be called "traditional
sugar", or to "high fructose corn syrup
" in particular. By "obviously", I mean any topic in which any
of those phrases constitutes the majority of its title
I thought of starting one such topic
as a standing catch-all, but I have no power to pin
topics in CathInfo. I'm merely an alert consumer, and certainly no expert in the fields of knowledge that are involved. And I don't want to create an obligation for myself to monitor it to keep it active. Why worry about such a thing? Because Matthew seems to dislike having postings added to topics that had previously lapsed into inactivity [†] months or years earlier, even when the new postings are perfectly on-topic
for the lapsed topic.
Note ‡: Making an exception to my usual Internet practices by using Google, which not only seems to have privileged access to content on CathInfo, but to update it with speed that's, um, quite surprising for what, as even Matthew acknowledges, is a relatively small
Note ×: But not as abbreviations; e.g., whenever I see the abbreviation "HFCS
" without much context, my brain interprets it as "H
arbon" and then stalls on the "Something"
Note †: I recall Matthew's disparaging term being something like "necro