Posts Tagged "processed foods"

Organic and Processed Foods, What's the Skinny?

Posted on Nov 4, 2011 in Health & Wellness

When it comes to the price of food, I think it’s extremely important to remember that a food cannot be judged by its sticker price alone. Whether or not you’re actually getting any nutrition from it is far more important.  A diet consisting of daily $1.99 hamburgers and other fast foods, while appearing to be frugal, is far from it when you consider what these foods are doing to your health. Processed Foods It’s safe to say that virtually all processed snacks and the majority of processed, pre-packaged meals are a massive waste of money. They consist mainly of fillers and...

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Huge range of salt found in processed foods

Posted on Feb 5, 2010 in Uncategorized

Sauces, spreads, and processed meats are top offenders, study says   updated 10:32 a.m. ET, Mon., Jan. 25, 2010 NEW YORK – Many processed foods contain too much salt, and sauces, spreads, and processed meats are the top offenders, new research shows. People who consume lots of salt are more likely to see their blood pressure rise as they get older, with a corresponding increase in their heart disease risk. Public health officials are increasingly looking to the food industry for help in cutting people’s salt intake; the United Kingdom and France, for example, have been able to...

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