Quick Tip – Label Reading

How carefully do you read labels? Hopefully pretty carefully. If not, it’s time to start!

Some ingredients that are 100% on the NOT GOOD FOR YOU AT ALL list include artificial preservatives (like BHT & BHA), artificial colors (FD&C Red No. 40 or anything that looks similar to that) and artificial sweeteners (like acesulfame potassium, aspartame, saccharin, sucralose). These are all considered foreign invaders by the body and the liver in particular gets taxed the most when any of these artificial ingredients are consumed. Since the liver is typically busy doing normal detoxification of your system, which includes processing hormones and fat and more, you really don’t want to be giving this key organ any distracting and unnecessary work.

If you don’t already avoid these artificial offenders then getting them out of your diet is a fast and extremely beneficial change you can make today!


9 thoughts on “Quick Tip – Label Reading

  1. Its definetly tricky to read the labels, so many products slip these type ingredients in, thanks for listing some of them! now I know some to be aware of and look for!

  2. Ahh! Just in time for the food coloring-filled frosted cookie season. Do you have any recommendations for natural food coloring for cookie frosting???

    Thanks again, Annie!

  3. My dad frickin lost his wig back in the day and made my mom toss them out! To this day not sure what she colors the shortbread icing with…I’ll be she has a stash!

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