How to Read Food Labels

In an ideal, natural-food world, ingredient labels on food would be really, really short.  A label on vegetable soup might read like this:

  • vegetable broth
  • onions
  • potatoes
  • carrots
  • tomatoes
  • green beans

Instead of this:

Campbell's Vegetable Soup Ingredients








What are “disodium guanylate” and “disodium inosinate”?  And don’t even get me started on “flavoring”!

In this episode, you will learn how to read food labels, identify specific chemical additives and look for hidden ingredients.



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Thanks for listening!

Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa

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