Tag Archives: artificial ingredients

How To Read A Label

By far, the best way to look at a package of food in your local grocery is in another shopper’s cart. Going down every aisle is an exercise in futility. Trying to decide which highly-processed artificial food is healthier than … Continue reading

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GRAS

Someone should be paying attention. You sort of just assume that someone is watching what goes into our foods. Artificial ingredients perform lots of different duties in your processed foods, they would be inedible without them, but are they safe? … Continue reading

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I Was So Misled

For most of my life, right up until I started reading “Why We Get Fat” by Gary Taubes, I believed like most people that a person had to eat fruit and vegetables in order to stay healthy. Now that I … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Like “-Free Food”

The first hazard sign is right there on the label. If the food has a health claim on the label, if it is sugar-free, gluten-free, fat-free then it is something you should be avoiding. A food that has had a … Continue reading

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What Progress Looks Like

If you are like me, changing your diet away from the typical Western Diet that is high in carbohydrates, artificial ingredients, and sugar and low in fat and natural nutrients you are looking for signs that you are on the … Continue reading

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Whereas….therefore

Today I will make up a New Year’s Resolution Template™ for some easy-to-keep promises for 2015. I thought that I would make these resolutions in the legislative, Robert’s Rules of Order style. I will include a Whereas for each resolution, for the … Continue reading

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Heartbreaking

I am a middle aged man, and I work in a shop of intelligent middle aged men. None of us are really that close to retirement age, the average age in the shop is probably fifty five. Nobody in the … Continue reading

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Don’t Clean Your Plate

If you eat out in the US, you should probably start training yourself immediately to ignore Mom’s advice from days of old to ‘clean your plate’. If you eat everything they bring you, not only will you be uncomfortable for … Continue reading

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Artificial Ingredients Kill Pets

According to this article on Salon.com, there are things you can eat, in normal doses that you should make sure that your pets don’t get into. One thing that will cause problems is related to the topics we discuss here in … Continue reading

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There Is Just No Way of Knowing Why, Right?

According to the New York Times this morning: Colon Cancer Rates Rising in Young Adults According to the actual abstract of the Journal of the American Medical Association study: Based on current trends, in 2030, the incidence rates for colon … Continue reading

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