Let’s face it. Processed food isn’t good for you.
While we may know this on some level, food marketers have done such a good job at selling us on the convenience and marginal health benefits of packaged food (hey, it does keep us alive and feeds the masses) that no matter how health-conscious we are it can still creep in here and there.
As a busy working mom, I get how handy it is to buy store bought chicken broth versus making it from our own backyard chickens who dined on our kitchen scraps all year long.
But when we realize what’s lurking in fake food – like, inflammatory oils, artificial sweeteners, and chemically altered fats – we can become inspired to kick it to the curb and eat real food instead. [Read more…]