Episode 18: Karalynne Call of Just Ingredients // Understanding Food Labels and Ingredients To Avoid

August 6, 2019

On this episode Kristen and Whitney sit down with Karalynne Call of Just Ingredients to discuss the ingredients in our food and the food industry. We talk about deciphering food labels, how to decode ingredients, the top 5 ingredients to completely avoid, and organic vs non-organic.

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Here are some questions we ask Karalynne Call.
  1. Introduce yourself to the TGL community?
  2. Tell us how you got into investigating what is in our food?
  3. Can you give specifics on things you changed immediately when you started to research food? 
  4. Organic vs non organic and the importance of USDA what is the difference and importance and why should we be buying organic food even the processed stuff?
  5. Reading labels: labels they frustrate me because they are so hard to trust and know what all these chemicals are... So how do you break down a label and what are some important things to look for and avoid?
  6. Okay let’s dive into Glyphosate: it is in everything from grain to milk and people are just now starting to talk about it. For those who don’t know anything about glyphosate can you share all about?
  7. As someone who is gluten intolerant you actually blew my mind when you started talking about a glyphosate intolerance. You personally had this happen to you can you share your story.
  8. Sucralose aka artificial sweeteners good ole splenda, it seems like it’s in everything. But the FDA as down played its effects on us ruling it out of having a link to cancer. What are the popular products people are consuming that contain LOTS of sucralose and what are some healthier options for people to switch to? 
  9. On a past episode of TGL we discussed infertility, throughout your research how do you think our food and beauty products are affecting our reproductive abilities?
  10. I’m sure you get this question all the time… where do I start if I want to change my food patterns?
  11.  You are a busy mom of 6 how do you prep for grocery shopping and were are some of your favorite places to shop?
  12. If our listeners could take away one KEY takeaway from our conversation today what would that be?
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