Seriously, what are thoooose??! For those of you who don’t know, the WHO, or the World Health Organization, defines GMOs (which stands for genetically modified organisms) as “organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally.” For those of you who are dumbfounded by science, I’ll break it down. Certain crops that are mass produced in … Continue reading What are GMOs??
Last week, Baked wrote about different food labels that aren’t always self explanatory or transparent. This week we bring you the meaning behind specifically organic and natural food labels. Questions you may have: What does a “natural” label mean? What about “grass fed,” or “local”? This week, Baked will decode 5 common organic labels so you can master the art of understanding what you’re buying at the grocery … Continue reading Organic 101: The Truth Behind Food Labels
Ever been confused by the labels you see on food at the grocery store? Well, everyone else is confused, too. It turns out labels like “organic,” “whole wheat,” “free-range,” and “fat-free” might not mean what’s implied. Read on to discover which food labels are actually telling the truth, and which ones you should stay away from. 1. Sugar-Free Sugar-free products don’t actually contain real sugar, but sugar alcohols, which … Continue reading 5 Food Labels You MUST Know
Genetically modified foods (or organisms, a.k.a. GMOs) are one of the most controversial topics of our generation. Although the conversation about whether we should be consuming these products has died down, most people are still unaware of what GMOs are and how frequently we encounter them. Basically, GMOs are plants and animals that have been genetically altered through their DNA to make them resistant to … Continue reading 5 GMO Foods To Avoid