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*this* John W. Hays' take on things and experiences

Reading Lileks

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“It’s not that everything has sugar. It’s that everything has added sugar. That’s the line on the label that gives the game away. The sauce for that frozen chicken entree? Added sugar, 10g. The frozen pancakes? Added sugar, 6g. You buy some oil for the door hinge, and the label says “Added sugar.” There’s probably added sugar applied to public doorknobs so you absorb it topically.”

Yesterday’s StarTribune column by James Lileks resonated so resoundingly for me that I’m going to point you to it today. It reads similar to the kind of silliness you might find in one of my creative posts. See how much of me you recognize in his column about his low sugar/low carb diet…

Click the image above to read his column, “Buttering up our lust for bread.”



Written by johnwhays

February 21, 2023 at 7:00 am

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  1. Wouldn’t let me read the article without paying $2.


    February 21, 2023 at 10:58 am

    • Well, heck. I thought they would allow a complimentary viewing… My bad.
      Wonder if I can show his text on my site if I clearly credit him.


      February 21, 2023 at 1:36 pm

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