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‘Processed Foods’

Food Companies Hiding Harmful Ingredient Under New Name

NaturalNews| Big Food is at it again, fooling us with false advertisements to make us buy food we don’t want to consume. Most of today’s consumers are increasingly health conscious and want to avoid products that contain health-damaging ingredients. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is one of the substances that has made a bad name for itself. This questionable sweetener – which is much cheaper than regular sugar, and extends the shelf life of processed products – has been linked to many health problems such as heart disease, obesity, dementia, diabetes, cancer and liver failure. For this reason, many consumers have begun to check food labels and steer away from foods containing HFCS. But manufacturers have come up with a sneaky way to fool their customers so that they don’t have to change their… Read More

4 Popular Companies Who Own the Medical Treatments For the Diseases Their Products Cause

Listed below are four lethal connections between Big Pharma and some of our most popular consumer products, of which all consumers deserve to be made aware. Nestlé and Prometheus Therapeutics & Diagnostics Nestlé is the world’s largest food & beverage corporation, owning more than 2,000 brands in 191 countries. The vast majority of Nestlé’s profits come from dairy-centric products. Some of their most popular brands include Gerber Baby, Nesquik Chocolate Milk, Toll House, Kit Kat, Crunch Bar, Hot Pockets, DiGiorno, Lean Cuisine, and Dreyer’s Ice Cream. Nestlé also owns the pharmaceutical company Prometheus Therapeutics and Diagnostics, whose message to doctors is: “Prometheus is your partner in helping patients with chronic digestive disorders live active, healthy lives.” Celiac disease is one of today’s most prevalent and lucrative digestive disorders, estimated to affect 1… Read More

The Trade Secrets Behind Store-bought “Fresh Squeezed” or “Not From Concentrate” Orange Juice

You’ve seen them and maybe you’ve bought them, cartons and plastic bottles of orange juice labeled “freshly squeezed.” But there are some relatively unknown trade secrets that will question the validity of these marketing claims for orange juice. “Freshly squeezed” does not mean they are not highly processed. Let’s start with the obvious. Almost all juices, including orange juice, are pasteurized. That’s an FDA requirement to ensure we don’t get the bugs that cause gastrointestinal (GI) diseases such as E. coli and Salmonella. Pasteurization involves heating, and heating harms nutrients, especially enzymes. Enzymes are vital as metabolic catalysts. They help vitamins and minerals function as nature intended. Thus they are often more important than the vitamins and minerals themselves. When they don’t get properly metabolized they can wind up as toxic materials… Read More