When Big Business and Food Meet

27 May

Big companies can be sneaky with labeling so do your own research and save yourself from eating NON FOODS that may bring you down. Lets RISE UP!


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When big business and food meet, the results are often delicious. But is it healthy? I recently read an article in Reader’s Digest (June 2015, print issue) about 50 things food manufacturers don’t tell consumers about packaged foods. Here are some that I found particularly deceitful:

– Some producers hide how much sugar is in their products by using different terms for it, such as “high fructose corn syrup”, “cane crystals”, and “dextrose.” This is so that if a product has a lot of sugar in it, companies can intentionally use two or more different types of sugar so that “sugar” doesn’t end up being number one on the ingredients list. At this point, many of us know that whichever ingredient comes first on the ingredients list is the ingredient the food has the highest amount of. The good news is that the FDA is considering changing labeling…

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