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Was I really eating POISON??

Friday, May 24, 2013

I recently came upon an article by CSPI, (Center for Science in the Public Interest,) on ten foods to avoid:

And they were all foods I used to enjoy all the time when I was big. At the top of the list was something that floored me. It was my favorite!

Yep, Stouffer's chicken pot pie, or its counterpart, Marie Callender's:

I almost fainted when I saw what was in it:

And that was only for HALF THE PIE!!!

You mean all those years I was eating POISON?

I'm never going back there again!

It's just not worth it.

I love where I'm at now, and it's great!

And I'm here.

and I'm a happy camper!

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    Love this blog! I clicked the link and found I love all those foods on the BEST list...and eating them certainly doesn't make me feel deprived. Giving up all that junk on the other list is no problem once you realize what it really is. I can't grocery shop now without my reading glasses so I can read the fine print on the labels. Reading labels is life changing. Thanks so much for sharing this.
    1779 days ago
    Great Blog Robin, what a eye opener. My friend always told me. Never eat anything that is package in a box and as of right now I can't agree with her anymore. I'm so glad my mom stop buying my father those package meals. She's cooking healthier meals for her and my father. I told my parents if it has more than 50 ingredients in it's not good for you. I'm glad you saw the report. Thanks for sharing this with us.
    1785 days ago
    I've had my eyes opened many times when I thought I was eating something healthy!
    1789 days ago
  • BANDMOM2012
    It pays to read labels. If you can't pronounce it, don't eat it!
    1789 days ago
    For me it was/is ice cream - What was I thinking!!??

    Glad those days are behind you now.
    1789 days ago
    Most people don't check the serving size - 2 servings of potpie per box, 4 servings of ice cream per pint ...
    1789 days ago
  • JAYDEE1211
    Definitely thought provoking! And a big bit scary!
    1789 days ago
    Ohhhhh don't get me started on what the food industry is feeding us, besides bull of course. Low fat, non fat, where's the fat. What no fat? Sugar free. All of it crap.

    Label reading is the go to today. If you don't read your labels, oh well, pull up a plot and join everyone that still eats the junk. I was so excited that they only had two ingredients in Shredded wheat, the wheat of course (99% frankenfood) and BHT preservative they also use to make Jet Fuel, arrrrrrrrrrrrrgggggggggghhhhhhh.>
    And sugar free? Aspartine one of the worse things a human can put in their body. And Fat Free means sugar, plain and simple. And sodium, oh boy I don't even want to start. You know how many names that MSG is under? Look it up, if you haven't. Another wake up call.

    Yes, we are being poisoned.

    Processed and refined food needs to change. Most of the population doesn't have the time to cook, so somebody needs to come up with healthy versions, that don't have the process's these items do. I was surprised to see they still showed trans fat in one of the pies. I guess they don'f feel it's so bad, if only .5 grams. The sodium amount is 4 digits, and that is for only half a pie? Good grief.
    1790 days ago
  • ONUTHIN125
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    1790 days ago
    Thanks for that link. Makes you a little grossed out, doesn't it?
    1792 days ago
  • LINDAK25
    Yikes! Nobody should be eating that stuff. That's scary. I'm with you--I'm never going back there! I love losing weight without feeling deprived!
    1792 days ago
    I enjoyed reading your Blog!

    Thank you for taking the time to share with us.

    God bless!
    1792 days ago
    Soooo cute and Sooooo True. I gave up everything in a box months aga and I'll never go back either! It feels better to eat whole foods only. Give it a try emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
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    Great Blog!
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    1792 days ago
  • MARYBETH4884
    Hard to believe we ever ate that stuff! Serving sizes are ridiculous! Real food has so much more filling volume, not to mention nutrition to it. Never going back! Continue to enjoy your journey!
    1792 days ago
    My mom eats those and she is tiny. SMH She's probably not very healthy though. I can't believe the nutrional stats are that bad!! That food shouldn't be on the shelves!
    1792 days ago
    emoticon your blog!!!
    1792 days ago
    Ohhhhh the things we learn when we read before we eat! If only we all educated ourselves ... the food industry would be in such trouble!!! I'm so glad you're taking good care of yourself now. You're such a motivation here. I need you on my journey. Keep up the GREAT work!!!

    Have a GREAT weekend!!!
    1792 days ago
  • GABY1948
    It's horrid what the food industry tries to feed us!
    1792 days ago
    Thanks for sharing! Knowledge/Education is the key to success in all areas, but especially nutrition!

    Have a great day!
    1792 days ago
    1792 days ago
    Loved it! emoticon
    1792 days ago
  • LEWILL1982
    Beyond the calories, those dinners have so much sugar and sodium in them. Nothing good comes from those. So glad we've all learned that lesson.
    1792 days ago
    Great blog!
    1792 days ago
    I bet there are a lot more out there that are 'poison'. It's up to us to learn enough to be able to recognize and refuse them! emoticon
    1792 days ago
  • DALID414
    I admit it, I still eat Haagen Dazs ice cream. It's the ONLY brand of ice cream I eat and I enjoy it one serving at a time.
    1792 days ago
  • LIS193
    It is scary to find out what is in processed "food".
    Cooking from scratch with one ingredient foods is the way to go - organic or at least non-GMO veggies, meat and fruit. It's a little more work but cheaper in the end and it tastes soo much better!
    1792 days ago
    emoticon Good info about the pot pies I knew they had lots of calories there was a reason i loved them too. emoticon emoticon
    1792 days ago
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