The Truth Behind the Labels
The food industry has become so focused on profits that our food quality is suffering. Unfortunately the general public is not made aware of what goes on behind the scenes, and the big companies try to hide the fact that the chemically produced ingredients are unhealthy, and in some cases even harmful, to our bodies.
The purpose of this blog is to bring about awareness of the hidden dangers in the food we are consuming and the foods that we are feeding our families, and provide ways to protect our children from these dangers.
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According to a 2012 report called the Corn Comparison Report, GMO corn has 14 parts per million (ppm) of calcium while non-GMO corn has 6130 ppm, 437x more. GMO corn has 2 ppm of magnesium while non-GMO corn has 112 ppm, 56x more. GMO corn has 2 ppm of manganese while non-GMO corn has 14…Read More
CONTAINS FRUIT JUICE This simply means there is some portion of fruit juice contained in the product, typically “some drink.” The manufacturer is putting this on the packaging to attempt to pass it off as some sort of healthy product because it has fruit juice. The problem is that it could be a minuscule amount…Read More
It is a typical day, and you are grocery shopping. Your goal is to feed your family healthy food. You’ve become an ingredient reader, and you care about what goes into the bodies of your family. You notice that most of the packages you pick up say “natural flavors” and this makes you feel good…Read More
“The word ‘natural’ helps sell $40 billion worth of food in the U.S. and the label means nothing.” -GMOInside.org Have you seen a lot of foods labeled as “natural” or “all-natural” in the store lately? You aren’t alone. It sounds good and makes you feel good when you buy it. Many people think this means…Read More
Certified Humane, overseen by Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), is an international non-profit certification. HFAC is dedicated to improving the lives of farm animals in food production from the time of birth, slaughter, packaging and shipment. The main goal of this program is to improve the lives of farm animals by driving consumer demand for…Read More
According to the FDA, GRAS is an acronym for the phrase Generally Recognized As Safe. It means that any substance intentionally added to food is a food additive, subject to premarket review and approval by FDA, unless the substance is generally recognized among qualified experts as having been shown to be safe for its intended…Read More