Is GMO food safe? Wondering which food additives to avoid? Get the facts about GMO foods and your health and truths about additives and preservatives. Plus, learn about the new labeling laws for bioengineered foods.
so many options for food out there, grocery shopping can get pretty overwhelming. It seems like
enough of a big deal to make the decision to buy the fresh orange over the Cheetos, but what about genetically modified food? Are GMOs good or bad, and is GMO
food safe? And when it comes to food labels and food ingredients lists, are a bazillion product ingredients really a negative and what should you really be avoiding? If you want a list of food
additives to avoid and a primer on understanding nutrition labels, read on.
I'm about to clear up all the confusion for you! But first things first. Which foods can you can feel good about? I'm partnering with NOW Foods to give away this Mediterranean diet starter pack. It's valued at about $200, so enter to win it! But act fast, because the giveaway ends TONIGHT! Head on over to my Instagram to enter.
The Label We've All Been Waiting for on Genetically Modified Foods
Is GMO food safe? And wondering what the heck GMOs are in the first place? You're not alone, which is why I put together this tell all on GMOs, gene editing, and the new food label that'll help you more easily identify bioengineered food. Get all the details in my Reader's Digest article.
The Questionable Ingredients in Your Favorite Childhood Snacks
Are the additives and preservatives in your favorite snacks hurting your health, and should you be cutting out processed foods? Understanding food labels isn't always so easy. So get the scoop on the types of food additives to avoid—or at least which ones you should eat in moderation. There's one in particular that's seriously bad for your health. Find out more about it in my interview with Livestrong.
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Almond Pistachio Cocoa Bites
Don't get overwhelmed by all the food options out there! Making snacks that are tasty and healthy without preservatives and filler ingredients isn't hard at all. These cocoa bites take just minutes to whip up, and they'll satisfy your sweet tooth plenty. Also give my healthy avocado smoothie a sip!
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