The Empowered Consumer: Shop Smarter, Eat Healthier

January 28, 2018
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Food shopping has never been more complicated! There are so many buzzwords flying around: organic vs. conventional, cage free vs. pasture raised, wild caught vs. farmed, grass fed, IPM, local, sustainable, and the list continues to grow.

Not to mention all the "healthwashing" that is happening on the boxes of the packaged products we buy: sugar free, heart healthy, all natural, and fat free are just naming a few. And those red flag ingredients: carrageenan, HFCS, refined flour, are just a few to avoid.

How do you make sense of it all? Empower yourself with information to take attention.

During this workshop, you will learn:
-Important food industry vocabulary
-How to read ingredient labels
-How to identify red flag ingredients
-How to identify healthwashing/ tricky marketing
-How to identify and avoid GMOs
-How to make smart food choices: produce, dairy, meat/poultry, packaged food
-Questions you can ask to find the information you want
-Best places to shop and recommendations

After the workshop, you will receive:
-Reference guides including all information discussed
-Shopping guide (with local recommendations and online sources)

This workshop will be taught by Jessica Marie Yeager, a certified Culinary Nutrition Expert, healthy food blogger and nutrition educator, not to mention lover of all things Italy and slow food travel. She teaches people how to nourish and heal their body, using food as medicine, so they can live life fully -- doing things they love -- like, traveling Italy.

Price: $30 per person

Date: January 28, 2018 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Location: Cherry Grove Farm | 3200 Lawrenceville Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 | 6092190053

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