Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Growing up I used to watch 60 minutes every Sunday night with my parents.  This is a tradition which I continue with my husband and monkeys.  This week there was an episode on sugar as a toxin.  It really caught the interest of my boys and they watched this lecture:

I am a huge believer in moderation.  It does worry me though that in this day and age there are so many 'hidden' sugars in our foods that even those who strive to educate ourselves about what we feed our families are often surprised at the high levels of corn syrup and fructose in our seemingly healthy foods.

This blog post by Small Footprint Family gives a great explanation of all the different types of sugar we can purchase and consume.