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Old 03-12-2010, 09:09 AM   #1
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Is Agave Nectar Worse Than You Thought?

I just found this article. What do you think?

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Old 03-12-2010, 09:19 AM   #2
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I'm gonna keep drinking Tequila.
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Old 03-12-2010, 09:23 AM   #3
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Will you sweeten it with the nectar though? And if you like tequila, see if you can get your hands on a bottle of Casa Noble anejo 2 year. It is like pouring liquid heaven down your throat.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:01 AM   #4
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No, I was referring to the agave used to make the tequila.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:03 AM   #5
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I understand. The article was about the nectar that is used in place of sugar as a sweetener.
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I know. I think its the first step in a secret movement to turn us against tequila. The Vodka, Gin, Kahlua, Trilateral commission doesn't want the competition.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:12 AM   #7
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Lets take the commission out and get them drunk so they forget all about it.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:14 AM   #8
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Hi GB, thanks for sharing that article. I had also read something similar a while back on Agave and how it's not better than a high fructrose type syrup. I bought two bottles of it from Costco and I use it occassionally in my coffee or tea.

I agree with what the author stated, which is moderation is key for a balanced lifestyle. Red meat, fried foods, fatty foods, etc. all have their side effects, actually fruits and fish also have their side effects but we still eat them.

I am not going to throw away my Agave, I intend to use it up
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:18 AM   #9
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I am with you Yakuta. Moderation is absolutely key.

I think I still have a bottle of agave nectar in my cabinet. I will not be throwing it out until it is done. I do not think I will buy another bottle, but not because of this article. I just did not like the way it did not dissolve in cold liquids the way I had hoped.
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I've suspected that's the case for quite a while. I use it for tea with friends, but that's about it.
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