Category Archives: Clean Eating Info

Scary Ingredients in Your Food

Chemicals and Additives in your food.

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From Antifreeze to stuff from a beavers butt glands the food industry is putting some scary stuff in our foods that are deemed “safe” for us to eat.

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Clean Portable High-Protein Snacks

 

Cottage-Style Fruit: Top ½ cup cottage cheese with ½ cup of your favorite fruit.

Mixed Nuts or Trail Mix:  Mixed nuts are an easy way to get protein in a convenient, shelf-stable package. Try a mixed bunch for variety and a combo with dried fruit for some added sweetness.

Hard-Boiled Egg: Inexpensive and loaded with nutrients.

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Healthiest Fruits

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What Meat Labels Really Mean

 

Eighty percent of all antibiotics sold in the United States are used on animals,which could be contributing to antibiotic resistance in humans. Antibiotics are used on animals to make them quickly grow bigger and to prevent sickness in the herd, says Elisabeth Holmes, staff attorney with the Center for Food Safety. But that practice may give rise to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. If you want to buy antibiotic-free meat, how do you know what to choose? Meat labels are notoriously confusing, and for good reason—some terms are regulated by the USDA or another certifier, while others are vague marketing terms that only sound like official certifications.

 

 

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Calorie Comparison of fruit vs. sugar free

What Happens to Your Body When you Drink a Coke

Sugar: The Bitter Truth

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Eat Seasonably Calendar

Eat Seasonably

What’s in Your Soda?

What’s in your soda?

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