Barriers to Healthy Food Selection at the Supermarket
Just walking through the grocery store what you see all kinds of food labeling that is intended to disguise the true nature of the products. In every aisle, you can see food that is supposed to be good for you but in reality, is not. This is the worst kind of false advertising.
What bothers me is when I see good natural food on the shelf next to its synthetic counterparts and make claims to be more conducive to good health than the natural version. They do this even though they know their products contain harmful ingredients. Still, they dare to say that their garbage food is good for you.
The awful part about the way food is marketed daily is that it causes people to act on bad information. They think they are eating healthy but in reality, they are not. Here are a couple of examples of what I’m talking about:
1. Products claiming to be healthier than peanut butter. Products like these are incredible. How could anyone believe that a synthetic product can ever be better than natural peanut butter?
To begin with, your organic item is going to include peanuts and salt. The deceptive product having said that (the one particular that claims to become healthier), as all sorts of harmful components on its label. Apart from all that healthy type of fat has been removed so they could say that the solution is low fat. This removes the most effective a part of it that controls your appetite and the sugar level within your blood.
Even worse they generally place two sugar-based syrups and even cane juice (commonly named sugar) as well as artificial starches. I guess they assume you may need a lot more carbs to spike your blood sugar.
Here we’ve something like …