EP309: The 5 Most Dangerous Ingredients to Avoid (and what to feed your kids instead!) with Vani Hari
In the ever-evolving world of nutrition and food transparency, few have been more successful at peeling back the curtain on the food industry as Vani Hari, aka the "Food Babe."
Vani believes we deserve the right to know what’s in our food and she’s taken steps to convince food companies to make major, important changes to their products.
For example, she convinced Kraft to remove artificial food dyes from Mac & Cheese, Subway to remove all artificial flavors in their bread, and Starbucks to remove caramel color #4 from pumpkin spice lattes.
So if you want to learn about other insidious ingredients in our food supply and how to get kids to embrace healthy eating, tune into this week’s podcast. Here’s what you’ll learn…
- The most evil processed food company according to Vani
- The problem with BHT (and why it’s use)
- The issues with titanium dioxide
- The company that refuses to remove a carcinogen from their cereal
- The top 10 ingredients to look out for our kids
- The carcinogenic ingredient banned in Europe that you can find in Skittles
- The simple way to make baked goods healthier
- The ingredient she believes is causing the obesity epidemic
- A root cause of picky eating
- The problem with cottonseed oil
- How to get kids excited about whole foods
- How to get your kids to eat their veggies
- Vani’s 2 simple kids snack recipes
- And so much more!
Vani was one of the early influences in my excitement around this topic so I hope you love this conversation as much as I did and check out her amazing cookbook with the link below!
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Food Babe Family Recipe Book
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Vani Hari is a revolutionary food activist, a New York Times best-selling author, co-founder of the organic food brand Truvani, and was named one of the “Most Influential People on the Internet” by Time magazine. Hari started FoodBabe.com to spread information about what is really in the American food supply. She teaches people how to make the right purchasing decisions at the grocery store, how to live an organic lifestyle, and how to travel healthfully around the world. Visit her online at: foodbabe.com Her new cookbook, Food Babe Family will officially hit stores October 17, 2023.
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