Archive for April, 2009

Fruit PLU Label: How to Tell if a Fruit is Organic or Genetically Engineered

Fruit PLU Label: How to Tell if a Fruit is Organic or Genetically Engineered

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 24, 2009 | 2 Replies

Have you ever wondered why there are brand stickers on fruits? The stickers are not just for branding but can actually tell you how the fruits were grown or created. By reading the PLU code on a fruit label, you can tell if the fruit was organically grown, conventionally grown or genetically engineered. Scientists have not perfected the art of creating genetically modified food; therefore, consuming it may cause unknown allergens and harmful side effects.

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Food Label: How to Read Ingredients List

Food Label: How to Read Ingredients List

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 23, 2009 | Reply

When reading food label, many of us failed to read the ingredients list. The ingredients list is where you can find all the ingredients that were added to the food. In general, if the ingredients listed on the food label have a bunch of scientific words that are hard to pronounce, it would be wise to avoid it. Also, the first few ingredients should never be sugar, high fructose and fructose.

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Sugar Substitute: Healthy Natural Sweetener

Sugar Substitute: Healthy Natural Sweetener

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 12, 2009 | 2 Replies

There are many sugar substitutes available on the market but many of them are not good for you. Artificial sweetener is a popular sugar substitute but is also dangerous. Independent studies have discovered that many artificial sweeteners are toxic to the body, especially the brain and nervous system.

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How to Cook Without Oil

How to Cook Without Oil

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 11, 2009 | Reply

Most people have been conditioned to think that cooking food without oil does not taste good. In reality, food cooked without oil can taste just as good or even better. In fact, many five star or high class restaurants cook their food with little or no oil.

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MSG: The Food Enhancer That Kills Brain Cells

MSG: The Food Enhancer That Kills Brain Cells

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 8, 2009 | 3 Replies

MSG is added to a wide variety of food, such as soups, fast food, chips, frozen foods, microwave foods, canned foods, junk foods and even baby food. Many independent researchers who are not influenced by the food industry, suggested that MSG plays an important role for neurodegenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease. Neuroscientists have classified MSG as an excitotoxin for the reason that tests have shown that it is effective at destroying neurons in cells.

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