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sexobon 02-26-2019 06:22 PM

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Originally Posted by Glinda (Post 1026709)
The problem is, plain water is too fucking plain. Tea must have sugar. ...

What's a girl to do?

Agave syrup, if knowing that it could've been tequila doesn't make you cry.

Happy Monkey 02-26-2019 07:28 PM

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Originally Posted by Happy Monkey (Post 1026796)
Honey's just as much sugar as is corn syrup, it's not any healthier just because it was in a bee's mouth.

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Originally Posted by Clodfobble (Post 1026807)
Point of order: honey is a monosaccharide, while corn syrup (and regular sugar, and all the other fake sugars except saccharin) are polysaccharides. It makes a difference.

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Originally Posted by Happy Monkey (Post 1026808)
I stand corrected.

I stand partially uncorrected - honey and high-fructose corn syrup are both primarily fructose and glucose, ie, monosaccharides.

So that part of my initial post was correct. Honey is equivalent to HFCS on that level. In fact, HFCS is more similar to honey than is regular corn syrup.

But the bee's mouth does in fact dissolve di- and poly-saccharides from nectar and pollen into monosaccharides, so it does matter that it was in the bee's mouth.

And, while not stated directly, the implication that all sugars, including those not mentioned in the post are equivalent was incorrect.

Clodfobble 02-26-2019 07:40 PM

Sorry, man, I don't have it in me today. I shouldn't have said anything.

fargon 02-26-2019 08:14 PM

Faye my Diabetic Educator says that sugar is sugar, no matter what you call It. I'll grant you that honey is better for you than HFCS, and I would rather they use Bee vomit for our sweetening needs than HFCS.
God made Honey, man made HFCS. Who are you gonna trust?

Clodfobble 02-27-2019 07:08 AM

If you are diabetic, and your only concern is your blood sugar level immediately post-digestion, then yeah. Sugar is sugar is grains is starches is fructose is all carbohydrates, even the tiny little fraction of it found in celery. It's a numbers game.

But if you have digestive disease, or any of a host of other diseases that are tied in with your body's ability to process, filter, methylate, alkalize, and run its other seemingly unconnected processes in the presence of long-lasting, persistent high blood sugar instead of a brief spike... then what kind matters.

glatt 02-27-2019 07:17 AM

12 hours later, after some rest, and you had some unfinished business to take care of.

xoxoxoBruce 02-27-2019 07:32 AM

Your taste buds know. ;)

Dude111 02-28-2019 09:36 PM

Im drinking some chocolate Milk :) (Organic Whole)

monster 02-28-2019 10:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Dude111 (Post 1026976)
Im drinking some chocolate Milk :) (Organic Whole)

Is this a racial reference?

sexobon 02-28-2019 10:29 PM

Hey Dude, don't drink it plain
Take some chocolate and make it better-er-er
Remember, use whole milk never use skim
Then you can begin to make it more better

Blah, blah blah, blah blah blah blah, blah bleh

xoxoxoBruce 03-01-2019 12:05 AM

Oh, I forgot historically they generally made chocolate milk day old milk then later from skim.
I imagine there's at least a dozen choices these days.

Griff 03-01-2019 06:31 AM

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Back in glass, yeah I'm back in glass! (AC/DC)

glatt 03-01-2019 07:42 AM

That's cool. NEPA has some good stuff going for it. Do they sell farm made ice cream there too?

Griff 03-01-2019 08:57 AM

This is bottled in NYS, I think. I should talk to my cousin hes always thinking about ways to make his dairy more profitable. I think PA is a stricter state when it comes to food regulation.

glatt 03-01-2019 12:54 PM

In the summers when I visit a lake in the Honesdale/Carbondale area, my family members often disappear to go to the dairy, and they come back with milk and ice cream, in containers with no labels. I have no idea where they are going but they aren't gone for that long, so it must be in the area.


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