Can you trust Food Manufacturers ?
Are you of the opinion that food manufacturers have your best interests at heart and would never never knowingly try to poison you? The Good the Bad and the Ugly is a title that I’m sorry to say, has a real element of truth to it. In 1981 Spain produced a cooking oil that killed 600 people and 24,613 others sustained serious harm. In Australia, on average, 120 people die each year from food poisoning and 5.4 million Australians suffer from food poisoning attributed to contaminated foods. A food processing plant in Texas has been shut down after contaminated celery was linked to the deaths of four people. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1322666/Four-killed-celery-Texas-food-processing-plant-shut-poisoning-deaths.html#ixzz36q8RxB2a Read about film-maker Morgan Spurlock’s documentary, “Super Size Me,” and his 30-day McDonald’s diet and subsequent health woes. Over the years the McDonalds chain has faced many claims of food poisoning. Did you know that many air fresheners use Ammonium Hydroxide or Ortho Phenylphenol one can damage your eyes and cause serious permanent damage and the other causes cancer, bladder and liver damage. In the US, according to WebMD, every year in the United States, approximately 40,000 cases of salmonella food poisoning are reported. The above examples are just a small sample to illustrate my point, the list of these incidents is endless.
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We sometimes think that raw foods much as salads and fruit are healthy for us, and yes that’s true, provided you have washed it well. Plastic bagged spinach and salads have been found to be a major cause of food poisoning. When handling food, ensure you wash your hands regularly ensure all foods are washed, in particular make sure your children do the same – they are the most vulnerable. Lastly, the bad and the ugly, the foods that pose the most danger to us are those that affect us over time. These includes highly processed and refined foods that were never designed for our bodies. As a result, tens of thousands will have a high risk of heart disease, strokes, diabetes and cancer.
U.S. treating meat with ammonia, bleach and antibiotics to kill the ’24-hour sickness’
Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/044504_meat_processing_antibiotics_ammonia.html#ixzz36wIyMSru Now having read all the negative stuff and living in an imperfect world, let’s look at what’s good for you. Vegetables for starters – there are claims that people with cancer have been cured of the dreaded disease by eating Asparagus. I’m not a chemist or a Doctor, but if I had a form of cancer I would certainly be giving Asparagus a try after reading this article but like many of these claims, they are not proven. What is proven is that many forms of cancer and other diseases are caused by eating the wrong foods and lack of exercise that lead to obesity cancers heart and strokes whereby eating wholesome foods ie green vegetables like asparagus, brussels sprouts, cabbage, orange vegetables, fruit like carrots and oranges, nuts and grains , leeks, onions and garlic. Fish, like sardines, salmon, herrings and tuna are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Can you trust food manufacturers? We want to as many good products available from trusted sources.
My recipe of the month Healthy Sweet Truffles
These truffles require no butter, no eggs, no added sugar Ingredients: makes 18-20 1 cup of dates 1 cup of Raisins 1/2 cut of Almond flower 2 Weet-bix 1/2 cup of Oats 1/2 cup of home made peanut butter (no salt) 1/2 cup of Walnuts 1 tps of vanilla essence 1/2 cut of coconut for coating 1/2 tps of cinnamon
Place the dates and raisins in a food processor with 1tbsp of water blend for 3 minutes, add vanilla, walnuts, weet-bix and peanut butter, blend one minute, add all other ingredients, blend for a further 2-3 minutes until all ingredients are well mixed, take small handful and in the palm of your hands roll into ball, then roll over coconut, place on tray, place full batch in fridge for 1-2 hours to set. Many of the ingredients are interchangeable, depending on your likes and dislikes, including dipping them in melted chocolate
. note: Home made peanut butter consist of buying roasted unsalted peanuts, place in with a 1 tsp of olive oil 500g of peanuts blend in a jug type blender
until it turns to a soft paste. 500g will make about 40 truffle balls.