With “fake food” reports up 60% this year alone, isn't it time we get back to eating REAL Food?
Most of us just assume that we’re buying safe food when we go to the grocery store. After all, the government protects us, right? Well….some laws are in place, but whether they’re being enforced is another story..
This just became more evident when the scientific nonprofit, USP, United States Pharmacopeial Convention, announced that new reports of fake and contaminated food products submitted to its Food Fraud
Fake fashion is easy to spot, but fake food? Not so easy. Preventive action required.
Despite our diligent label reading, the incidence of “food fraud” is up 60% since last year alone, according to the nonprofit USP, the scientific organization that helps set standards for the "quality, safety and benefit" of foods and medicines. www.foodfraud.org.
USP defines food fraud as intentional adulteration, dilution or mislabeling of goods, which can also occur when a seller fraudulently adds inferior ingredients or removes or replaces real ingredients with cheaper ones.
When you deprive yourself of the foods you love most, your diet will inevitably fail.
Clair prides herself on being really good when she diets ... until she isn't. Then she is really, really bad and can't seem to help herself. The moment she gets derailed and succumbs to food she knows she shouldn't have, she is taken over by an insatiable desire for all the foods she's been denied the past few weeks. The pattern is always the same, as it is for millions of people who diet every month.
Emotional eaters have LOTS in common. Yet, there is one common denominator that happens to heal!
For years I felt so much shame and guilt around being an emotional eater. Yet, that is just it. Emotional eaters tend to take on the weight of the world and feel more responsible than not. Did you get that? Taking on the weight of the world internally, lead to extra weight externally when we respond to stress with food.
The problem with emotional eating is when we gain extra weight and the impact that weight, or eating "junk" foods, can have on our health, self-esteem and emotional worlds.
Discover what it feels like to heal from food addiction and live free of dieting!
This afternoon, I decided to have some vanilla bean ice-cream after my lunch. To start, I had yummy stir-fry with curry and sea salt rice. After, I decided to top it off with two scoops of delicious and refreshing ice-cream. I had eaten my entire lunch, yum! For my dessert I began taking small and very mindful bites. I wanted to enjoy every morsel and not miss out on the creamy, cool flavor on this hot summer day.
Well, it's official. There is now absolutely zero reason to be eating fast food whatsoever! For those of you who always knew that fast food wasn't healthy but ate it anyway because it made you feel happy, I have some unfortunate news.
Stay in shape before the summer starts with these great tips!
Spring is here, which means that summer is coming, which means that everyone is starting to freak out about wearing shorts and bathing suits in the very near future. It happens every year. We feel the weather starting to shift and, suddenly, "bikini body boot camps" start popping up all over the place, and everyone you know starts doing a cleanse.
You may want to dance like nobody is watching but eat like the whole world is watching.
You may want to dance like nobody’s watching but eat like you may end up on YouTube.
Have you ever pulled up to a traffic light - wiping Big Mac sauce from your cheek – only to see a snot-nosed kid in the backseat of your Honda laughing at you while you lick the fallen pickle from your cleavage?
Wonder why you overeat? It may be an attempt to feel satisfied. There is an easy fix for that.
Have you ever noticed that when you aren’t satisfied by the food you are eating, you eat even more in an attempt to get satisfaction? It happens more than you might realize, and it is keeping you from losing weight or keeping it off.