Equality is a powerful ideal that evokes great emotion and debate. But are all THINGS created equal? Take food. Most BIG food companies would like us to believe that processed food equals good food, but their facts simply don’t add up. The dirty truth is these savvy food marketers misuse words like natural, real, wholesome, smart, and healthy in hopes of convincing us that processed foods are as good as fresh. I’m here to tell you…they’re wrong! But rather than just write about it, I thought I’d demonstrate it in a special webisode entitled “All Food Is NOT Created Equal.” Check it out:
Here’s a quick summary of the video in case you don’t have time to watch it:
Why are processed foods no match for REAL FOOD?
- First, they use cheaper ingredients like hot house tomatoes
- Then they’re processed into relatively tasteless tomato flakes, powder, or canned products
- The end result tastes NOTHING like a fresh, REAL tomato
To compensate for the lack of taste from “core” ingredients (such as tomatoes), processed food companies use their tried and true recipe:
Then end result is nothing like what you get from nature. And over the long haul, the processed food options can have devastating effects on your health.
So what do you think of processed foods recipe for success? Please help get the conversation started by commenting below. Or maybe you want to create your own REAL vs. processed food experiment at home and share the results with us!
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