Some food news from Retro Housewife
If you eat Kellogg's, Target brand foods, Betty Crocker, or General Mills there likely are fake blueberries in your food. NaturalNews.tv recently posted a video showing products that market themselves as a blueberry product but have few or no blueberries and instead have dyes, sugars, and fats.
This is not the first time a food company has been caught trying to trick us, it happens everyday. This isn't even a first for Kellogg's who is currently in trouble over claims that their Rice Krispies cereal helps kids immune system. False claims are everywhere but it's easy to spot them. All you have to do is read the labels. One big hint that the company is trying to trick you is dyes. Dyes are used to make food look better and often to trick us.
And while this form of marketing is poor and can be harmful to consumers, there is more to this story. Those fake blueberries are full of nasty things. The dyes are made from things like petrochemicals and are linked to hyperactivity, allergies and even cancer. The fats are often partially hydrogenated oils also known as trans fats. Trans fats are linked to heart problems, liver problems and again even cancer. And we all know to much of any kind of sugar isn't good for us but the sugars in these products are often things like high fructose corn syrup which has been linked to liver disease, increased weight gain, and seems like something new everyday. High fructose corn syrup even has been found to often contain mercury. So there are many reasons to stay away from these products, so remember to read your labels!
Was this a shock to you? Did you have any of these products in your house?
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