The Health Food Revolution

When grocery shopping, a lot of people pick up items &  buy them without turning them over to read the ingredients. People go for what’s on sale & what looks tasty. Luckily for me, my parents aren’t like that. We ate healthy with lots of organic foods growing up. They passed their healthy eating habits onto me.

When I go shopping, I read the ingredients of every item before I buy it. I wasn’t always this diligent. I used to buy some things without reading the ingredients. I had usual items I’d buy & didn’t give thought to the ingredients in them – it was a strange disconnect between healthy eating & these processed items that I’d buy.

Last year for lent we decided to give up artificial ingredients in their entirety. And that began our health food revolution. Largely our diets didn’t change. But, we did c