If you like to run into the grocery, grab your favorite items, head straight for the check-out, and dash out of the store, you may hate this post. But I can guarantee that if you slow down and read labels of the packaged food you buy, you’ll be surprised.
Right now those of you who are “natural foods” shoppers are rolling your eyes, with a “not me” feeling of superiority. Not so fast. My friend Betsy, whose experience sparked this post, is a careful, natural foods shopper. She is on a strict diet, watching what she buys and eats. In fact, I kid her mercilessly about her favorite meal – quinoa, drizzled with olive oil and lightly sprinkled with sea salt. Yet she too was fooled into buying something that had an ingredient that she doesn’t eat.
Food labels are full of information – and surprises.Read More