Clay slipped a bag of potato chips into the shopping cart.
“Caught you!” Dara announced as she added boxes of cookies and crackers.
She grabbed the potato chip bag. “There are loaded with fat. Mom trusts us to pick out good stuff to eat. That includes snacks.” Dara and Clay did the family grocery shopping every other week.
Clay pointed to the bag. “The big yellow letters on the front say ‘Fat-Free,’ They’re baked, not deep-fried, and have no fat.”
“Nice save,” said Dara.
Clay grinned. “Bet Mom will be pleased with us. Lots of healthy eating here.”
“Good choices,” Mrs. Lawson praised her two teens as they unpacked the groceries at home.
She stared at four boxes of cookies. “Why so many cookies?”
“They’re fat-free. We can snack on a lot of them,” Dara answered.
Mrs. Lawson shook her head and laughed. “Fat-free doesn’t give you the license of pig out!”
Fat-Free = Calorie-Free?
Fat adds taste to foods. To compensate for the missing flavor of fat, fat-free desserts and snacks often …
You go to the supermarket and pick out a can of tuna. Any brand. What difference could it make? Well, a lot actually. Some companies catch tuna in ways that may harm dolphins. If you refuse to buy tuna from a company that uses fishing practices harmful to dolphins, you send a message that you’re interested in protecting the environment. If enough people send that message, they can effect change. And in the case of tuna, people did. On April 12,1990, H.J. Heinz, the world’s largest producer of canned tuna, agreed not to purchase any tuna caught by methods that harm dolphin.
As a consumer you have the power to help the environment. Because you live in the environment, it affects the state of your health. So preserving a healthy environment is in your own self-interest.
Unfortunately, no labels proclaim a product or service environmentally unfriendly. So you have to educate yourself as to what’s harmful and why. The following will start you on the road to making healthy choices.
Food, Glorious Food…
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