11 Reasons to Avoid Processed Foods


  1. Processed foods =  These foods are more expensive.  Foods made from scratch are cheaper, tastes better, and healthier.
  2. Cereal =  Residue of more than 70 pesticides have been found in individual boxes of cereal due to them being GMOs.
  3. Life span = Processed foods lead to a shorter life.
  4. Aging = Phosphates and GMOs added to processed foods promote aging.
  5. Kidneys = Phosphate-laden ingredients lead to kidney deterioration and weaker bones (sodium phosphate, calcium phosphate, phosphoric acid, or anything with “phos-” in the word).
  6. Relentless hunger = Added sugars blocks the signal in the brain and tells it, that it is time to stop eating leading to obesity.
  7. Low-fat fraud = Low-fat dairy products are stripped of conjugated linoleic acid, a healthy fat shown to fight weight gain and cancer.  Added sugar often takes the place of fat, making you feel hungry.
  8. Colorful foods = Contain food dyes that are tied to ADHD, asthma, allergies, and cancer.
  9. Sugary foods = High amounts of sugar added to processed foods, which lead to addiction.
  10. Fast food = Trans-fats in sugar are common in fast food chains trigger inflammation in the body and is tied to asthma.
  11. Untested chemicals = More than 80,000 chemicals have been approved for use in the US.  Only 15% of them have been tested for long-term impacts on human health.
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