Monday, May 11, 2009

Label Reading

As I try to convert to healthier eating options for the fam, I am constantly challenged with finding meals that are tasty and nutritious. I have started reading labels. When I look at the labels and realize you can not even pronounce a lot of what is in the food we are eating, I know that there is a problem. It has been stated the top ingredients listed on a label make up the majority of what is in the food product. If you can not pronounce those top items, then it is no telling what is in the food you are eating.

So, I am looking to add in more food that is locally grown and pesticide free. There are several farmers markets, a Whole Food’s, and a Fresh Market within driving distance. The key is going to be planning……