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What You Need to Know About GMO Facts & Food Additives to Avoid

 

By Amy Gorin, MS, RDN

Wondering about GMO facts and safety? Get all the details you crave, plus details on food additives to avoid.

 

Is GMO food safe? Wondering which food additives to avoid? Get the facts about GMO foods and your health, as well as truths about additives and preservatives. Plus, learn about the new labeling laws for bioengineered foods. 

 

With 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? Do they increase the risk of any health problems?

 

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 about GMO facts and GMO safety!

 

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A New GMO Facts Label

 

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.

 

Is GMO food safe? Wondering what food additives to avoid? Get the facts on GMO foods and your health, truths about additives and preservatives, and learn the new GMO labeling laws. #gmofacts #gmofoods #nutritionlabel #foodadditives #nutritionfacts

Food Additives to Avoid

 

Are the additives and preservatives in your favorite snacks, packaged foods, and processed meat hurting your health. And should you be cutting out processed foods? Understanding food labels isn't always so easy.

 

Get the scoop on the types of food additives to avoidor 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.

 

Is GMO food safe? Wondering what food additives to avoid? Get the facts on GMO foods and your health, truths about additives and preservatives, and learn the new GMO labeling laws. #gmofacts #gmofoods #nutritionlabel #foodadditives #nutritionfacts
You may want to eat less of these food additives
Is GMO food safe? Wondering what food additives to avoid? Get the facts on GMO foods and your health, truths about additives and preservatives, and learn the new GMO labeling laws. #gmofacts #gmofoods #nutritionlabel #foodadditives #nutritionfacts

Amy's Natural Ingredient Recipe to Try

 

Make this recipe: 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.

 

Is GMO food safe? Wondering what food additives to avoid? Get the facts on GMO foods and your health, truths about additives and preservatives, and learn the new GMO labeling laws. #gmofacts #gmofoods #nutritionlabel #foodadditives #nutritionfacts

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I'd love to hear from you! In your opinion, is GMO food safe? What do you think about food additives and preservatives?

 

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