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Before 2019 Runs Out, Stop Eating Fake Foods And Get Real by KennethBen(m): 2:08pm On Jun 13, 2019
Are you a victim of fake food? You think that you are pretty good at spotting empty calorie or processed foods, but there are a few fake foods possibly hiding in your pantry or fridge. Especially the imported ones scattered all over the Nigerian market and Africa at large. According to Larry Olmstead, the author of Real Food Fake Food, what you are purchasing at the grocery store or in restaurants may not fall under the category of real food.

What is Real Food?
Real food is the food you buy or eat that is 100% what you think you are getting. Think of real food as that which is available without the effects of additives, preservatives or pesticides. Fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds are organic.

Meat and seafood are wild, grass-fed or pasture-raised. Whole grains are 100% whole grains. Beans and legumes are available in cans that are BPA-free. Herbs and spices are organic, fresh or dry or ground with minimal to no processing. It is unaltered and unprocessed. Sweeteners are unrefined.

Proper real food choices help to replenish the body, providing it with necessary nutrients. These foods contain a plethora of vitamins and minerals and help to restore our energy and health.

What is Fake Food?
Your pantry or fridge probably has a few fake foods lurking behind those closed doors. You may not even know that it is in your possession. According to Business Insider, food fraud is a 50-billion-dollar annual industry.

You are not alone in making wrong assumptions about what it is your place in your grocery cart each week. Many of us think we are consciously purchasing real food, but companies are slipping in some unwanted substitutions.
There are a few fake foods that may be filling your plates and cups under pretenses including pseudo meat products, parmesan cheese, teas, honey, and even seafood.

It’s Time To Get Real
If you are ready to ditch the bad and replace it with the good, there are few steps you can take to move your closer to clean eating or the consumption of real food. Clean eating is all about removing those fake foods from your plate and replacing them with whole foods like...
Read more on the topic: https://nairahealth.com/stop-eating-fake-food-and-get-real/

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