Monday, December 18, 2017


Where’s Your Food Really Coming From? There’s More To Food Than Taste.

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(ThySistas.comWhen you are in your local supermarket, I’m sure you will go for the same old brands. Your family will have found its favorites and will always go back to the same big names. This is a habit that almost every family has got into. However, have you ever thought more about the food you are buying. For instance, do you know exactly where your food is coming from? Most shoppers admit that they don’t have a clue. But this is something that you need to educate yourself on. After all, knowing everything about a certain food products can help you make healthy choices for you and your family.

So where should your food be coming from? In this blog post, I’ll run through some of the best food sources, and some that aren’t quite as desirable.

Local Farmers Markets

One of the best places where you can buy all your food is from your local farmers market. These markets are especially good for fresh blackwomanwholefoodsfruit and vegetables. Most of these types of markets only allow organic farmers to sell their goods. Buying organic food is a lot better for you as you don’t have to worry about any pesticides being used on the growing plants. Not only is buying organic better for your family’s health, but you are also helping local businesses thrive.

Buy Wholesale

Your supermarket will buy all of its products from wholesalers and big companies. As the supermarket then needs to sell what it buys at a profit, they will hike up the prices that they sell to you. So if you want to buy your ingredients cheaper, you need to head straight to the wholesale firm. Such as companies who specialize in meat and poultry import. As you are cutting out the middleman, you will find that ingredients are a lot cheaper.

Caution In The Supermarket

If you do continue to buy some of your groceries in the supermarket, there is something you need to be especially careful of. Try not to buy any foods or ingredients that have been genetically modified. What does that mean exactly? It means that the DNA and genetics in the food has been altered. The reason for this is that it helps to increase the shelf life. In some cases, genetically modifying a product could also improve its flavor. There may be little evidence to show that these types of foods are bad for us, but many people still try and avoid them. Unfortunately, there is no legal requirement for these types of foods to be labeled. But you can avoid them by not buying soy and corn products from the supermarket. These usually contain genetically modified ingredients. The only real way to cut out genetically modified food from your diet is by eating organic.

Hopefully, this blog post has taught you something about where your food is coming from, and all the different places you can buy groceries. By better educating yourself about these matters, you are ensuring that you continue to make healthy choices for you and your family.

Staff Writer; Gale Lee


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