Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times 1 medium carrot (about 3 ounces), peeled and coarsely chopped 3 fresh dates, preferably medjool, pitted 1 tablespoon lightly toasted sesame seeds 1 tablespoon wheat germ
In recent years, health-minded people and health food restaurants have been excitedly ingesting and switching to the supposed, "safe, "all natural" sweetener agave or agave nectar. Time and time again, since 2003, four years before my book SUGAR SHOCK! was published in January 2007, I've been warning people that agave is not safe. In fact, I've been telling people, it may be worse for you than high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
goop: How did you get started? Denise Mari: