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Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Sugar is everywhere and we know that it is bad for us? But why is it so hard to give up?

One reason is that, even if we are avoiding ‘sweets’ we are still consuming huge amounts of sugars in the processed foods we eat. 976 more words

Real Food 101

Are Labeling Laws Helping of Harming Celiacs?

Did you know that up until 2013, there were no rules or formal definitions letting manufacturers know which foods should or shouldn’t be labeled “gluten free”? 596 more words

Celiac Disease

Frozen Versus Fresh: Does It Make A Difference?

Lately, I have been feeling guilty when I purchase frozen foods.  With the push to eat fresh, fresh ingredients can be even delivered directly to our door through many different meal planning and grocer delivery services. 309 more words

Healthy People

The calorie counts on your favorite snacks are about to get a whole lot...

This is a change that is long overdue. Food labels are finally coming into the modern era of transparency, especially when it comes to the issue of added sugars in processed foods. 174 more words

Healthy Living

on truth and mushrooms

The premise of truth, valid by the truth-teller,  can only be qualified by what one’s mind, heart and intellect expose as truth by the truth-seeker. 81 more words

Musings

Decoding Food Labels: 3 Simple Tips to Understanding Ingredients

A general rule of thumb is that if the front label on the item of food claims it is healthy, it probably isn’t. A healthy food normally doesn’t need to advertise itself as such because it’s obviously healthy. 967 more words

Real Food 101

Sell-by dates on food are about to become more realistic


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❝ On Wednesday, the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the two largest trade groups for the grocery industry, announced that they’ve adopted standardized, voluntary regulations to clear up what product date labels mean.

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