Archive | May 2019

Have You Heard Of ‘Erythritol’, The Healthy, Natural Carbohydrate (i.e., Sugar)?

by Anura Guruge


Click to ENLARGE. From ‘drinkbai.com’.


Click to ENLARGE. Also from ‘drinkbai.com’.


Click to ENLARGE and read here. Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erythritol


Click to access the original, rather informative article.


I was standing at a ‘Market Basketsupermarket checkout this afternoon when I fancied a drink, it being a warm day. These Bai drinks were right next to I so I took one, and by force of habit, read the LABEL. For the last 6-years I rarely, if ever, eat or drink something, WITHOUT reading the label — IF it has one. I try, real hard, to limit my carbs.

So, I am NO STRANGER to Nutritional Labels and especially the Carbohydrate numbers. Trust me when I tell you that this is the first time I have seen ‘Erythritol’ on a label. I was confounded. I knew it had to be a sugar since it was listed as a carbs. What I didn’t know was how bad it would be for I.

So, I had to check.

To be fair I think the jury is still out. I am NOT going to rush off and start consuming large quantities of Erythritol. It seems too good to be true, and in my dotage I am leery of such products.

I also looked up when they started adding (the likes of) Erythritol to food labels. Appears that the FDA gave this the green light in 2009 — 10-years ago. But, reporting it, as yet, from what I can see, appears to be voluntary! That means all manufacturers do not have to list it — which would explain why I had never seen it before.

Hope this helped.


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The Picture Of The Day (Canon EOS RP) + 6 Also-Rans — May 31, 2019.

by Anura Guruge


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study in flowers Anura Guruge Canon EOS RP


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2019 Cricket World Cup: Appears South Africa Is Going To Torture Me — Has Amla Become A Liability?

by Anura Guruge


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South Africa got a wicket with the 2nd ball of the game, and then they go onto LOSE by 104-runs. Didn’t even make it to the 40-over mark.

Wasn’t their finest ‘hour’.

I hate to say this, BUT I just don’t get them.

Ngidi & Rabada bowl like GIRLS. They are not good enough to bowl throat balls. They disappointed I.

de Kock was GREAT but got out, as he often does, unnecessarily. Shame. If he hung around they might have had a chance.

DEAR, poor Amla worries me. I THINK THE WORLD OF HIM. But, he is struggling and I hate to see that. I think he has got too old to handle genuine Jofra Archer ilk speed, i.e., 90 mph. I think he is having eyesight issues again. Yes, he did well the warm-up game, but they should DROP HIM.

But, still a long way to go. But, it was NOT a good start.

England was bloody impressive. Clinical.


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Kim Jong Un EXECUTES Envoy Over Failed Talks With Donald Trump? How Is That Possible?

by Anura Guruge


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This is beyond the bloody pale!

A dictator executing a government official over some failed talks — even if it was with Trump.

There should be International OUTRAGE — led by the U.S. Congress. This shouldn’t be allowed to go unpunished.

I am in shock.

When I saw the headlines I had to read it TWICE to make sure that I had read it correctly.

And this is Trump’s pal? That says something. Says a lot.


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The Picture Of The Day (Canon EOS RP) + 6 Also-Rans — May 30, 2019.

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dandelion Anura Guruge Canon EOS RP


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Another Cricket World Cup Is Upon Us: Rejoice, Enjoy, Celebrate — May 30 to July 14, 2019.

by Anura Guruge


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Click to ENLARGE. My ‘buddies’.


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48 Matches, in total, May 30 to July 14 (Final).

Essentially a match day.

GOOD TV (Roku) coverage in the U.S. with Willow TV.

[Do NOT bother with Hotstar unless you are Indian or have a low IQ.]

I plan to watch the highlights of all 48-matches on Willow TV.

I was there at the 1979 & 1983 FINALS at Lord’s.

Watched 2015, 2011 & 2007 on TV.

So let’s get ready.

Today is the DAY.

Enjoy.

Cheers.


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