It's been four years since the first Daddy Types Formula Taste Test, and I have not been eager to do another one; they all pretty much taste like crap, if they taste like anything at all. Well, clear the table and get out the scooper, because we're gonna have another one.
After they found out that Similac Organic formula is sweetened with good ol' sucrose instead of lactose, the NY Times conducted "a professional sensory-tasting panel. Their official finding: Similac Organic is as sweet as Country Time Lemonade.
Which many pediatricians--not to mention crunchy, organic-buying parents--have a real problem with, because getting babies hooked on sucrose early could screw them for less sweet foods later on. While emphasizing the lack of scientific studies proving sucrose is a gateway sugar, one sweetness researcher still felt compelled to pull out both his disapproval trump cards: "Making sweeter formula so that babies like it more seems to me contrary to the ethos of organic food, as a doctor and as a grandfather.” Oh, slam!
On the other hand, it should help ease the transition to Cinnamon Toast Crunch when they turn one.
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