Dinner with Barack and Michelle

Barack and Michelle
Barack and Michelle (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sugar and kids: The toxic truth

There was a somewhat shocking report on “60 Minutes” that documents pretty much that sugar is a toxin and that when we cut down on fat consumption, we upped our consumption of added sugar. Can you say, “High fructose corn syrup.”  Congress compelled the food industry to list contents on prepared food showing their names in decreasing amount of the whole food content.  Check your food.  You will be surprised how many of the foods you love have high fructose corn syrup which does not exist in nature.  The body recognizes it as being the same as regular sugar.  However, research is beginning to show how added sugar can lead to heart disease and cancer. [Video: CBS]

Public relations of high-fructose corn syrup
Public relations of high-fructose corn syrup (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rick Santorum Fails to Give Specific Answers to Probing Questions on “Meet the Press”

Kudos to Savannah Guthrie for  excellent questions put to candidate for President Rick Santorum this morning.  Santorum was wearing the best facial makeup money can buy, but, when pressed to defend his campaign staying in the race, he could only refer back to the failed Huckabee campaign. Following the Santorum segment, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) endorsed Mitt Romney for President.  However, Johnson would not say that Santorum and Newt Gingrich should “get out of the race.”  Johnson continued with his criticism of President Obama and omitted the Republican War being waged at every level against his re-election. Following this was one with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Guthrie continued her pressing questions delving into the President’s record.  Senator Schumer ended his segment by saying that Latinos are decidedly for Obama.

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God Bless Us on Palm Sunday