Almost all packaged foods have a label that lists nutritional information and ingredients. To make better food choices you need to be able to decipher this important information. Believe me; they (junk food manufacturers disguising their product as healthy) make the label difficult to understand in order to confuse you. Below is the basic breakdown of food label terminology, what it means and some tips to save you from buying a product loaded with junk.
A little bit about Dr. Loren Cordain:
Dr. Loren Cordain is the world’s foremost authority on the evolutionary basis of diet and disease. Featured on Dateline NBC, the front page of the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, Dr. Cordain is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading experts on the natural human diet of our Stone Age ancestors. He is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles and abstracts, and his research into the health benefits of Stone Age Diets for contemporary people has appeared in the world’s top scientific journals including the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the British Journal of Nutrition, and the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, among others. He is also on the Advisory Board of Paleo Magazine the first, and only, print magazine dedicated to the Paleo/Primal lifestyle and ancestral health.
Audio of entire interview below:
Transcript of entire interview below:
Gary Collins: Hi, this is Gary Collins, the creator of www.thesimplelifenow.com, and I am here with Doctor Cordain, the author of “The Paleo Diet.” Thanks for coming on today Doctor Cordain. I appreciate it.
Dr. Cordain: Hey, Gary. It’s my pleasure. Feel free just to call me Loren.
Gary: I will. Thanks a lot.
With “The Paleo Diet” some people are new to it and unfamiliar. Would you explain where the premise for it came from?