Thanks Patti!! I look forward to checking out your link!
((((((( Okie ))))))))) I'm sorry you are taking a bad turn again. *sigh* I hope your docs can figure out how to treat you at home. Hugs, prayers and Blessings sis.
Carol, the splenda is poinson sis . . . think of making a batch of warm chewy brownies. Then the chef tells you . . . "um? just want to let you know that there is the tiniest bit of dog poo in the brownies . .. I used the stirring spoon to pick up a pile this morning and I rinsed it a bit first, but then used it to stir the brownies . . . but don't worry, I got most of the poo off" Would you eat those brownies?????
Those artificial sweetners, aside from being 'not natural' or 'chemically altered' . . . just GROW your sweet tooth. And for many people, your body responds to the sweet taste by releasing insulin. Insulin response will make your body STORE FAT! Its a really bad cycle. Then your brain goes into a funk because it thinks sugar is coming and no sugar arrives . . . so you REALLY want to eat because your brain is confused.
As the posters above say . . all things in moderation . . . but I'll take my brownies w/o the poo spoon.
Honey?? Raw honey is way different than the pasteurized honey we normally buy. Its not too hard to find, you just have to really check the labels. Dear daughter uses raw LOCAL honey to treat seasonal allergies. The bees visit the plants/pollen native to your area and eating that honey is like a natural allergy shot. She gets great relief in the spring and summer . . . but little relief from the fall allergies (likely because the fall is more of a mold allergy). The heat used to pasteurize the honey makes it much like eating refined sugar . . . but the raw honey is actually good for you (in moderation, of course).
Sorry this got SO long . . . just my humble opinion.
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