Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

October 21, 2016   |   Ithaca, NY


The Importance of Reading Food Labels

The truth is, today you have no idea what you’re really eating unless you grew it yourself. And even then, you have no control of the waste runoff from other people. Junk will end up in your food no matter what, so the best thing you can do is be an informed consumer of goods, and pay attention to what the labels tell you.

I’ve heard stories about so-called “healthy” snacks that everyone flocks to without a second thought. This blog post from Natural Cures Not Medicine highlights some products that are commonly advertised as healthy foods, but may not be so good for you when you take a closer look. Like anything on the internet, take it with a grain of salt before you adopt every word of the article to be true. This post may inspire you to do more research of your own about healthy eating! Besides, any changes you make should be done in moderation, so consider all of your options before committing to a lifestyle change that involves healthier eating along with increased physical activity.