Quote of the Month – Sweet Things

I hate sending the children to the Great House, though their grandmamma is always wanting to see them, for she humours and indulges them to such a degree, and gives them so much trash and sweet things, that they are sure to come back sick and cross for the rest of the day.

Jane Austen

Persuasion ~1817

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For decades, they’ve defended sugar as a harmless substance that provides crucial energy. They claim all calories are the same, despite overwhelming scientific evidence to the contrary.

But as harmful as excess sugar is, I am firmly convinced that processed seed oils are exponentially worse — in my estimation a 10 times greater driver of chronic disease than sugar is.

Dr Mercola