12 May '11, 4pm

Top 7 Supermarket Foods to Avoid

In a recent article, seven experts in the fields of both food and the environment (scientists, doctors and farmers) were asked just one simple question: "What foods do you avoid?" Their responses had nothing to do with calories or nutrient-density, but all to do with their insider knowledge on how certain seemingly "healthy" foods that they closely work with are produced and packaged. The findings are scary. If the farmer who grows the food won't eat it himself, then I won't touch it either. Here's a summary of the findings. You can add these seven to your 'Foods to Avoid' list: 1. Canned Tomatoes An endocrinologist and expert on the topic of the synthetic oestrogen bisphenol-A (BCA), linked to heart disease and infertility, won't go near canned tomatoes. Tin cans are lined with a resin containing BCA which is especially a problem with canning tomatoes, as the acid in toma...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23190.cfm

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