How To Read A Nutrition Label: Is It Food Or Poison?

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How To Understand The Nutrition Label

Once I learned how to read what was in my food, my diet completely changed. You won’t believe how many poisons are in our foods that the FDA recognizes as safe. (Although they’re banned in other countries!) This simple skill was life changing for me and I love the feeling of being in control of what I put inside my body.

There are plenty of important things to look at when reading a label. I will go over them all with you. Then, I’ll explain my process of reading it when purchasing foods. I can guarantee that learning how to read a nutrition label will change your life and your health for the better!

What Is The Serving Size?

The serving size tells you the amount of food you need to eat to obtain all the nutrients/toxins listed below. Usually the serving size is an amount that’s easy to measure like a cup or a package.

Here’s an example of sizes: if the serving size is 1 cup and there’s 2 servings per container, that means you’ll be eating 2 cups per container. This means you’ll be consuming 2x the nutrients on the label if you eat the whole thing. It’s pretty simple. Ask yourself, “How many servings am I eating?” Read more

Protein Rich Foods

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What food are the highest in protein?

Protein is good for your body for many different reasons. It helps your body remain functional well as you age. Joint and bone health are promoted by protein. Also, it can help you gain muscle. You can find the full list of its benefits here. In this post, we’re going to look at different types of foods and how much protein are within them.

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Breakfast Foods

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Why Is Protein Intake So Important?

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The High Value of Protein

If there’s one thing that we cannot live without, it’s protein. The benefits of protein seem almost unlimited! Our bodies will always require a healthy amount to function properly. It helps create stronger hair and nails, burning calories, regulating blood sugar levels, and so much more! Let’s dig deeper into some ways an increase in protein may benefit your lifestyle. Read more