Archive for the ‘Junk Food’ Category

Is That Food Really Healthy, Or Just Pretending To Be Healthy?

Tweet Modern day marketing by the food industry has caused quite a bit of confusion about what types of foods are really healthy, and which foods are only marketed as healthy. As you walk down the grocery store aisles, it is easy to see that there are many health claims on the boxes of the […]

The Truth About “All Natural” Foods

Tweet Written by Becki Andrus In my last blog post, I talked about the deceiving messages that are found on pre-packed food items, and today we are going to go into a little more detail about foods that are marked as “All Natural.” There are many products listed as “All Natural,” and companies use this […]

Why Sugar-Free Health Products Are Deceiving You

Tweet Another type of deceiving “healthy” food label is “sugar free.” These foods are marketed as healthier options because they don’t contain sugar, however many of them are filled with ingredients that are much more harmful than sugar. Don’t misunderstand me, because sugar should be minimized as much as possible. It decreases the effectiveness of […]

Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?

Tweet I loved this article by the NY Times, talking about the fact that junk food isn’t necessarily cheaper than healthy food: NY Times Article: Is Junk Food Really Cheaper? Take a moment to read through the article and think about where your food money is being spent. When I am focusing my shopping around […]

Why Soda Is Terrible For Your Health

Tweet Written by Becki Andrus I recently listened to a teenage girl talk about how she chooses to drink diet soda instead of regular soda, because it is better for her. At that moment I wanted to grab her by the shoulders and talk some sense into her, because diet soda (or regular soda) is […]