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7 Tips for Understanding Food Labels

Ultimately, understanding what’s going on in your food, learning as much as you can about where it came from and how it was raised is essential to maintaining wellness. And if you can shift over to as many toxin-free foods as possible, so much the better

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7 Horrible Food Ingredients You Should Absolutely Never Eat

Not long ago, a seemingly radical idea arrived at the grocery store – the mandatory nutrition information label. Designed to help consumers get a clearer picture of what exactly was in their food, the idea essentially legislated food processors into being more transparent about their ingredients. Instead however, we got a lot of confusion as Big Food found ways to questionable substances and suspected carcinogens in plain sight, right there on the nutrition label! Buried in the small print, with abbreviations and chemical chart names only a Stephen Hawking would understand, consumers were left little more enlightened than they were before mandatory labeling. To help unravel the label gibberish, here are the 7 ingredients you should always leave behind on the supermarket shelf: