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June 21, 2011
Have you ever tasted toasted grain flakes without sugar?
If you've ever seen the film "The Road to Wellville" you know that eating wheat or corn flakes without sugar is like eating cardboard. The scene where Matthew Broderick and his partner are trying to duplicate Dr. Kellogg's corn flake recipe is hysterical, as batch after batch of their imitation flakes comes out inedible. Well, the FDA is about to order food processors and manufacturers to drastically cut sugar and other "unhealthy" additives in the name of saving the children - from obesity. Audrey Hudson at Human Events: It's not just the usual suspected foods that are being targeted, such a thin mint cookies sold by scouts or M&Ms and Snickers, which sponsor cars in the Sprint Cup, but pretty much everything on a restaurant menu. Although the intent of the guidelines is to combat childhood obesity, foods that are low in calories, fat, and some considered healthy foods, are also targets, including hot breakfast cereals such as oatmeal, pretzels, popcorn, nuts, yogurt,...(Read Full Post)