Sometimes personal, sometimes a bit about science or math or politics or whatever.
Alfredo sauce is pretty disgusting to me anyway, but I don't even want to consider the chemical nightmare of a "calorie free" one. I am unable to tolerate the smell of that semi-fake cheese stuff that is common in standard frozen dinners. This stuff must smell horrifyingly bad.
The main ingredients appeared to be water (of course), buttermilk solids, something related to parmesan cheese, spices, and xanthan gum.
This product is sort of the opposite of those Jason's deli physics-defying mini-muffins (you know, the ones with more calories than their weight times 9). Food should not be calorie-free, period, or it's not food. Having calories is an integral part of the definition of food. (It's necessary but not sufficient - lighter fluid has calories but it's not food.) And alfredo sauce is basically complete fat, so it's particularly inappropriate for this treatment.
Yes, that's disgusting. I'm disturbed when anything other than water is labeled as "calorie free." I think it's Michael Pollan says "beware of all food products that make health claims." Broccoli, oranges, they don't need to make any claims, they're not insecure about their greatness.
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