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Mythbuster: What's In My Bread?

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Mythbuster: What's In My Bread?

In an effort to eat as close to nature as possible and lead healthful lifestyles, many of us have growing concerns about what is added to our foods, especially processed foods. The array of chemicals meant to thicken, stabilize, color, and flavor can be intimidating enough to make one question their safety.

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Clean Eating

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Clean Eating

The way I interpret “clean eating”—and I think most nutrition experts would agree—is predominantly choosing whole, real foods or close to how they are found in nature, as well as foods that are less or minimally processed.

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Mythbuster: To GMO or not to GMO?

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Mythbuster: To GMO or not to GMO?

In my attempt to be an “informed consumer,” I quickly realized that genetically engineered or modified foods are one of the most hotly debated issues at this time. Regardless, I believe in being aware and making my own educated decision on matters of health and environmental impact, and this applies to GMO and non-GMO foods.

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Mythbuster: Is Organic Always Healthier?

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Mythbuster: Is Organic Always Healthier?

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food is one of the fastest growing segments of American Agriculture, up nearly 300 percent from 2002. So is it safe to say that consumers are buying organic because they believe it is healthier and safer than conventional? And if so, are they correct?

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