The saying ‘you are what you eat’ is actually quite true. This phrase dates back to the year 1826 but gained its greatest popularity in the U.S. during the hippie movement when organic foods gained popularity.
Commonly, consumers are unaware of the toxic nature of many foods purchased at grocery stores. Suffice it to say, the less processed the meal, the healthier it is. A person that sticks to eating natural foods (plants and animals) prevents unwanted chemicals from entering their bodies. Food additives can wreak havoc on the body and mind. As a matter of fact, according to FoodMatters.com, many countries have banned the use of some additives in their food.