Trying to eat healthy is always such a challenge. Sometimes it seems like the more we know the more confusing it gets. By now, everyone knows the importance of trying to eat at least 5 servings per day of fruits and vegetables in order to stave off chronic illness, cancer and auto-immune diseases. But do you know the 3 Bad Words to look for on your packaged food labels? Experts warn that if your food’s label includes any of these 3 Bad Words, toss the item immediately because it contains an unhealthy ingredient none of us need. Be on the look out for the following Bad Words:
- Hydrogenated Oils
- High Fructose corn syrup
- Yellow #5, Blue #2, or any color and number combination
Make it a game by getting the kids involved in looking for these 3 Bad Words on the labels while grocery shopping. Reading the labels and eliminating these items can make a huge difference in you and your family’s health in the long run.