Episode 16: 10 ways the grocery store tricks you into buying foods that make you FAT!

grocery store trickery

Food companies want to sell their products and marketers have figured out a few ways to trick you into buying their food. It’s not all based on deception though. If I were selling nutrient dense kale that has 50% more vitamin C than ordinary kale, I would advertise that fact and you would probably appreciate knowing it. But there are other ways to promote “truths” about a product that might make it appear much more healthy than it really is. And in some cases, you can be fooled into buying a fattening and harmful food all the wile thinking you were doing something good for your body (and waist line).
In this podcast, we will discuss ten common food claims that should make you think twice before buying. A couple of them might really surprise you!

“Made with…….”
“Gluten free”
“Low-fat or fat-free”
“Low calorie”
“All natural” or “Natural flavors”
“Fortified” or “high in…….”
Agave Nectar
Alkaline water

Click here to Subscribe to Podcast on itunes!

Intro song: It’s Time by Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Boys
Outro song: Take My Mind Far Away by Joshua James Hunt

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

61 thoughts on “Episode 16: 10 ways the grocery store tricks you into buying foods that make you FAT!

  1. Greetings from Carolina! I’m bored at work so I decided to check out your blog on my iphone during lunch break.
    I really like the info you provide here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home.

    I’m amazed at how fast your blog loaded on my cell phone ..
    I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways, great site!

    • Greetings from Texas! We are thrilled to have people listening all over the nation! We hope you are learning more about a healthy lifestyle mixed in with a little bit of humor. Please feel free to share our website and podcast with anyone you think would like it! Thanks for listening! -Aimee

  2. I will not even know how I finished up below, however I
    believed this create was once good. I don’t recognize who you’re
    however certainly you are visiting a well-known blogger for those who aren’t
    already. Cheers!

  3. Simply desire to say your article is as astounding.
    The clearness in your post is just cool and i could assume you
    are an expert on this subject. Well with your permission allow me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with forthcoming post.
    Thanks a million and please keep up the enjoyable work.

  4. Hi just wanted to give you a quick heads up and let you know
    a few of the pictures aren’t loading correctly. I’m not sure
    why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two
    different web browsers and both show the same outcome.

  5. Hello, i read your website every so often and so i own a similar one and so i was only wondering should you get
    lots of spam comments? If how do you reduce it, any plugin or
    anything you can recommend? I get so much lately it’s driving me crazy so any help
    is quite much appreciated.

  6. I’m really enjoying the theme/style of your blog.
    Have you ever encounter any internet browser compatibility problems?
    A few my blog audience have complained about my blog not working correctly in Explorer but looks great
    in Chrome. Have you got any ideas to help you fix this problem?

  7. Wow, fantastic weblog layout! How long have you ever been running
    a blog for? you make blogging glance easy. The whole glance of your website is great, let
    alone the content!

  8. Sweet blog! I stumbled upon it while searching on Yahoo News.
    Have you got any tips on how to get placed in Yahoo
    News? I’ve been trying for quite a while however i never seem to arrive!

    Thanks a lot

  9. Hey very cool website!! Man .. Beautiful .. Superb ..
    I will bookmark your blog and take the feeds also?
    I’m happy to search out a lot of useful information here in the post, we need develop extra strategies in this regard,
    thank you for sharing. . . . . .

  10. I just couldn’t depart your website before suggesting
    that I actually loved the standard information someone provide for the guests?

    Is gonna be back frequently as a way to inspect new posts

  11. Somebody necessarily assist to produce severely posts I may state.
    This really is the first time I frequented your web site and to date?

    I amazed using the analysis you intended to make this kind
    of submit extraordinary. Fantastic task!

  12. You have made some decent points there. I looked on the internet for further information about the issue and
    located many people may go along with your views on this web site.

  13. Woah! I’m really loving the template/theme with this site.
    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s challenging to get that
    “perfect balance” between usability and visual appearance.
    I have to admit you’ve done a superb job using this.
    Furthermore, the blog loads extremely quick for me personally on Opera.

    Exceptional Blog!

  14. Hi! Someone in my Facebook group shared this site
    with us and so i came to give it a look. I’m definitely loving the information. I’m bookmarking and will also be tweeting this to my followers!

    Excellent blog and fantastic design.

  15. It’s really a nice and useful component of info. I’m satisfied
    that you just shared this useful info along
    with us. Please keep us current similar to this. Thanks for sharing.

  16. This design is spectacular! You obviously learn how to keep a reader amused.
    Involving the wit and your videos, I found myself
    almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Excellent job.

    I actually loved everything you was required to say, and
    more than that, the method that you presented it. Too cool!

  17. I really like your blog.. very good colors & theme.
    Have you make this amazing site yourself or did you hire
    someone to make it happen for you? Plz answer back as I’m trying to construct
    my blog and want to know where u got this from.

  18. Hello! I’ve been following your website for quite a while now lastly got the courage
    to go on and supply you with a shout out from Kingwood Texas!
    Just planned to mention continue the fantastic job!

  19. Fantastic goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to
    and you’re just too wonderful. I actually like what you’ve acquired here,
    certainly like what you are stating and the way in which
    you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still care
    for to keep it sensible. I can not wait
    to read far more from you. This is really a wonderful

  20. I just want to tell you that I’m new to blogging and site-building and definitely loved your page. More than likely I’m going to bookmark your blog post . You definitely have wonderful stories. With thanks for revealing your web site.

  21. An interesting discussion is definitely worth comment. I do think that you need to publish more about this subject matter, it may not be a taboo subject but usually people don’t discuss these topics. To the next! Cheers!!