This is not one of those posts that is meant to scare you. Well, maybe it’s not one of those posts. That all depends on what is in your fridge and pantry, I guess. This is a post written in the hopes that we will all make sure to read the labels on groceries before putting them in our shopping carts — let alone in our homes. Not only will we be making ourselves healthier, but in turn we will be demanding food companies to make healthier products for us to purchase.
So, here is what I want us all to do. Let’s watch the sugar content in our foods. We don’t want to eat foods that raise our glycemic index. Let’s watch for unnecessary sugars that have been added to foods. After all, sugar is what makes tumors grow. Let’s watch for too many ingredients, because that is typically a sure sign that a food has been too modified to retain its health value. And let’s watch out for bleached flours rather than whole grains.
Here are 10 examples of foods that may not seem unhealthy, but really can be if we do not read the ingredient list and labels carefully:
Please note that this post is intended to share information and ideas, as well as to create conversation. Please consult a medical professional before making changes to your lifestyle.
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