It’s that time of year again —
Thanksgiving is upon us, and, as required by federal law, that means it’s time to make sweet potatoes. Very sweet potatoes. For most people, that means either sliced sweet potatoes covered with an incredible amount of sugar, or else a sweet potato casserole, where the incredible amount of sugar is blended in and the actual amount is known only to the cook.
As you know, sugar is very bad for you and it is to be avoided, unless it is in banana pudding, any pie, or, during the week after Halloween, in those small Snickers bars and Reese’s Cups that magically appear in your freezer. But let’s be frank. There is no way for a normal, healthy human being to avoid grossly excessive sugar on Thanksgiving or, for that matter, Christmas. The only realistic strategy is to minimize your sugar intake right up to the point where you have to…
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