The Shocking Facts About American Food Industries!

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The Shocking Facts About American Food Industries!

Have you noticed the food you are eating? Whether food industries are making what they are showing in commercials? It’s a shocking news because American industries claim they have the best product with health benefits, but the reality is different. A report published in huffington post claimed that a particular super market in United States had many cracker and cookies claiming to be healthy, but the ground reality is that they aren’t.

Most products claim to have calcium, vitamins, and supplements good for health but you need to make your choice by using facts rather than claims. Most of the time companies want you to buy their products and they sell it by using cheap tricks.

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In the year 2008, a study was published in American Medical association raising a question whether food industries are trusted or not. As we already know, junk food is not healthy so selling it with cheap advertisement and claiming to be healthy is a matter of concerns.

Shocking truth about Food industries in America

Fact No. 1

A professor in New York University researching on food industries gave some remarkable understanding of what is going on inside. Food industries spend more than 1.6 billion dollars on advertisement to reach out children and audience that are going to buy their product. These products are usually high in calories and can put health at risk instead of making you healthy. More shocking news was published in a research article published in 2006. This article claimed that more than 10 billion is spend on advertisement to sell bulk products to people.

Fact No. 2

Today more than two out of three products in US supermarkets have extra sugar. According to a report published in 2011, more than 95% sales of such products are done through super markets. When you see a product having a label “fat free” that doesn’t mean it’s completely free from fat. When companies claim their product as fat free, they usually add extra sugar in that product to make it worse.

Fact No. 3

You need to be specific on what you choose and from where you choose. You need to be cautious because your healthy is important. You will see every companies claiming they have good products, if they have good products then why do you think there is sudden increased in people with overgrown belly and health problems.

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Fact No. 4

Every year more than 1.1 billion pound pesticides are used by agriculture in United States. Approximately 99 percent of these pesticides remain in environment. A graduate student at university of Illinois explains that chemicals/pesticides are needed to kill insects. Remaining pesticides are either in environment or in the food. These chemicals are the major cause of cancer, cognate effect, and food poisoning, chronic neurological and respiratory problem. Not only healthy but the environment is also destroyed because of these products.

Fact No. 5

A study published by Barry Popkin explains that every American children are eating snacks continuously. The ratio is three snacks per day along with ordinary meals. There are more studies available that claim use of junk food is bad for our health. When research proves it has health side effects then a question arrives why industries are selling by claiming it healthy?

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Fact No. 6

Robyn is an author of a book and a mother to four children. She wrote this book after her daughter was violated with allergy because of food products. She explains her concern regarding chemicals in food and government policies. Robyn is also one of the researchers who confirm toxicity in American Food. She has explained relationship between big money and big food in her research. You can read more about food in one of her books “The unhealthy truth” to be aware of food related challenges that we face.

Fact No. 7

The problem is that, most of us don’t have knowledge of nutrition. We just want to grab the most delicious looking product and eat it, but this isn’t what we should be doing. America is one of the countries where products that are banned in other countries are sold with flashy advertisement. If you care about your health and don’t want to get in a bigger problem then make sure to avoid products that are unhealthy. The best way to choose is by going through nutrition information. Most people like snacks and drinks made in industries, but what you should be doing is making your own homemade snacks and recipes that are better and healthy as compare to industrial products.

The problem is that, most of us don’t have knowledge of nutrition. We just want to grab the most delicious looking product and eat it, but this isn’t what we should be doing. America is one of the countries where products that are banned in other countries are sold with flashy advertisement. If you care about your health and don’t want to get in a bigger problem then make sure to avoid products that are unhealthy. The best way to choose is by going through nutrition information. Most people like snacks and drinks made in industries, but what you should be doing is making your own homemade snacks and recipes that are better and healthy as compare to industrial products.

Sources:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/builtlean/food-industry-tricks_b_4155647.html

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2012/03/30/things-the-food-industry-doesnt-want-you-to-know

http://www.livestrong.com/slideshow/1011186-9-hidden-food-industry-doesnt-want/#slide=3

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/jun/23/truth-about-obesity-10-shocking-things-need-to-know

http://www.amazon.com/The-Unhealthy-Truth-Shocking-Investigation/dp/0767930746

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2107361/Sugary-breakfast-cereals-1-Britains-leading-consumer-experts-reveals-shocking-truth.html