. . . As a teenager, heading back to school might inspire “label” anxiety – that of the “did I get the right sneakers?” variety. But modern moms (and dads) experience a label anxiety all their own – at the supermarket. If you’ve ever felt the wrath of mom-shaming, read on: here’s your cheat-sheet on the myriad of food labels. . . .
As a mom and wife first and foremost and a dietitian second, I shop based on budget, preference, and science. . . . Here are some tips on navigating all those labels and terms, shame-free.
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Stop chasing butterflies.
[I]f you’re worried about GMOs, I beg you: please, stop. . . . I could write an entire post devoted to my fascination with biotech and how I long for the reality of a non-browning avocado. I hope that engineered salmon becomes a readily available reality, allowing more consumers to meet the recommendations for fish intake. . . . Knowing that GMOs are safe and overall quite beneficial to the greater population, I consciously AVOID brands that bear the Non-GMO Project Verified seal. Check out my favorite food-myth-busting moms here, here, here, and here.
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