Toxic Foods Disguised as Health Food: What NOT to Eat, Nutrition, Healthy Tips. Confession of a Cool Whip. My husband randomly bought Cool Whip thinking it would be a nice treat for our daughters (to mix it with some fresh fruit).
Looking at the ingredient list I immediately refused to feed our children with this. Cool Whip Lite says, that it "has 50% less fat than regular whipped topping". This is nice to know if we don't want to get fat, you might think, but in fact it contains chemicals and toxins that contribute to cause of cancer or other degenerative diseases. I decided to write this post to help people realize how important it is to read labels on all items you buy in the grocery stores.
Chocolate, Cheese, Meat, and Sugar. 10 Common US Foods That Are Banned in Other Countries. By Dr.
Mercola Americans are slowly waking up to the sad fact that much of the food sold in the US is far inferior to the same foods sold in other nations. In fact, many of the foods you eat are BANNED in other countries. Here, I'll review 10 American foods that are banned elsewhere, which were featured in a recent MSN article.1Seeing how the overall health of Americans is so much lower than other industrialized countries, you can't help but wonder whether toxic foods such as these might play a role in our skyrocketing disease rates. #1: Farm-Raised Salmon If you want to maximize health benefits from fish, you want to steer clear of farmed fish, particularly farmed salmon fed dangerous chemicals. Where it's banned: Australia and New Zealand How can you tell whether a salmon is wild or farm-raised?
#2: Genetically Engineered Papaya Most Hawaiian papaya is now genetically engineered to be resistant to ringspot virus. Where it's banned: The European Union. The Oiling of America. BIG BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND MEDICAL ORGANIZATIONS HAVE CAMPAIGNED DECEPTIVELY AGAINST CHOLESTEROL, MEAT, EGGS, BUTTER AND OTHER TRADITIONAL FOODS, AS HARMFUL, CREATING HUGE PROFITS FROM RESULTING SALES OF POTENTIALLY MORE HARMFUL MARGARINE, REFINED FOODS AND TRANS-FATTY ACID PRODUCTS.
SCIENTIFIC DATA CONTRADICTING THAT PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY HAS BEEN SUPPRESSED AND CENSORED FROM PUBLICATION FOR MANY YEARS. DR. ENIG AND SALLY FALLON NOW TELL YOU THE TRUTH ABOUT HOW THAT HAPPENED. Originally published in Nexus Magazine in two parts, Nov/Dec 1998 and Feb/Mar 1999. Republished here with permission of the authors. The Oiling of America by Mary G. In 1954 a young researcher from Russia named David Kritchevsky published a paper describing the effects of feeding cholesterol to rabbits.1 Cholesterol added to vegetarian rabbit chow caused the formation of atheromas—plaques that block arteries and contribute to heart disease. Dr. The Oiling of America. Artificial ingredients. Factory farms raise animals in incredibly crowded and confined quarters, so some (literally) never see the light of day.
What’s more, these animals are often fed unnatural diets (for instance, cows were meant to eat grass, not corn that, by the way, is likely GMO) and given unnecessary synthetic hormones and antibiotics to ensure they produce the most abundant meat products as quickly and efficiently as possible. According to Michael Pollan, “You are what you eat eats, too,” so animals raised in such an unhealthy environment in turn produce products that are not as nutritious for you as the local, pastured (or wild caught, in regards to fish) alternatives.
Not to mention the negative impact these factory farms have on our environment and the inhumane manner in which these animals are being raised and slaughtered. Instead, shop your local farmers market for humanely raised, pastured animal products. If you are concerned about the higher cost, then just eat less meat. 50 Industry Groups Form a New Alliance to Manipulate Public Opinion About Junk Food, GMOs, and Harmful Additives. If you think it's tough sorting truth from industry propaganda and lies, get ready for even tougher times ahead.
More than 50 front groups, working on behalf of food and biotechnology trade groups―Monsanto being the most prominent―have formed a new coalition called Alliance to Feed the Future. The alliance, which is being coordinated by the International Food Information Council (IFIC), was created to "balance the public dialogue" on modern agriculture and large-scale food production and technology, i.e. this group will aim to become the go-to source for "real" information about the junk being sold as "food. " The groups comprising this new alliance represent multi-national food companies, biotech industry , and chemical companies that generate hundreds of billions of dollars worth of revenue from food related sales every year.
Who's Behind the International Food Additives Council (IFAC)? But here, I'm making public IFAC's list of officers and board members as of 2011. How Food Companies Exploit Americans. Vani Hari (a.k.a.
The Food Babe) is a regular contributor on 100 Days of Real Food. To learn more about Vani check her out on “Our Team” page. Thoughts of outrage, unfairness, disbelief, and ultimately grief consumed me while I was doing this investigation. A list of ingredients that are banned across the globe but still allowed for use here in the American food supply recently made news. While I have written about some of those ingredients before, this list inspired me to look a little deeper and find out how pervasive this issue is for us. The health of Americans is downright grim according to a report just released by the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council.