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  • But, unfortunately, processed food—often a brew of ultrarefined carbohydrates (white flour, sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, and so on) and fats (oils, hydrogenated vegetable shortening or “trans fat,” and super-refined animal products) based almost entirely on corn and soybean products (remember, animals are mostly fed corn and soy)—are also a significant part of the typical American diet.

    The Food Matters Cookbook

  • That might lower your super-refined carbs and increase you dietary fiber, I would think.

    In Search of An Amazing Protein Muffin

  • The pressure to assume lunatic identities for the sake of standing out, deconstructive madness carried to newfangled regimes not thought of before, and other suicidal tendencies rage full-blown, while most, upon graduation, head instantly to Wall Street (or did until a couple of years ago) or its equivalents, there to practice super-refined forms of disconnect between themselves and the ordinary people affected by their decisions and actions.

    Anis Shivani: Does the Ivy League Turn You Into a Moron? Walter Kirn Critiques Princeton in "Lost in the Meritocracy"

  • But if the promises of super-refined targeting come true, how can one justify putting $1 million into a single commercial spot vs. a hundred spots at $10,000 each that reach a swath of niche audiences?

    Golden Age of TV Advertising to End?

  • Then there was that museum-quality late Warhol show and that super-refined, double-gallery Walter De Maria exhibition.

    The Power 100

  • HFCS is a relatively new super-refined, super-sweet cornstarch based sweetener added to so many products now, it's ubiquitous.

    How To Start Living Gluten-Free

  • To test his theory, he decided to lie, telling Mr. Wright about a “new, super-refined, double-strength product” that was guaranteed to produce better results.

    Why We Believe What We Believe

  • Overscaled Twombly, super-refined Marden, undercooked Richter and Jasper Johns …. ho-hum.

    The Dead Art of Painting-Rejected, Embraced to the End

  • She went on, with a very fair imitation of Mrs. Butt's super-refined voice:

    A Murder Is Announced

  • A Bee, the queen of all the hives, ascended to Olympus with a present of some super-refined honey for Jupiter.

    Fables For The Times


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