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In a startling revelation over 90% of Americans struggle to accurately read and interpret food labels.
Understanding what goes into our bodies is the cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle.
And food labels are more than just a list; they're a roadmap to better health, revealing the nutrients, ingredients, and potential allergens in our food that can heal or harm us.
By not comprehending these labels, we risk exposing our bodies to harmful additives, excessive sugars, and unhealthy fats that can derail our health goals.
Which is why in this week’s podcast with Jen Smiley, the founder and food expert of Wake Up and Read the Labels, we take a deep dive into why and (more importantly) how to read food labels. Here are some of the fun facts you’ll learn…
The top 3 ingredients to avoid in processed foods
The most surprising *healthy* ingredients you may want to avoid
The oils that you’ll want to avoid
The problem with natural flavors (and why some may be ok!)
Why you often see vitamins on processed food labels
The vegan food you’ll want to avoid on labels
Why artificial flavors can be problematic
Her least and most favorite bread brands
How citric acid is made
Her favorite clean brands
Her go-to breakfast
Her favorite clean condiments and pasta
Our favorite morning drinks
How to get kids to embrace clean foods
And so much more!
Becoming a label-savvy consumer is imperative for vibrant health, so please tune in and share this important conversation with everyone you love.
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