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“Real” “Clean” Foods: What do they mean?

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A recent trend in the food business is the use of the unidentified and non-nondescript meanings of “real food” and “clean food.”  The terms appear to be favorites of “foodies” (whatever that means) and perhaps Millennials. The following article from Restaurant News attempts to define what they may mean to the average consumer and how the industry is responding.  Click HERE.


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What is “Real Food”?

Strawberries provide lots of good nutrition and can be cancer fighters.

Strawberries provide lots of good nutrition and can be cancer fighters.

What exactly is “real food”?   The following article brings up some good definitions. In my opinion, it is food that is not highly processed. The fewer ingredients, the better. All foods contain unpronounceable chemicals, but ultra processing requires the addition of many chemicals we may not need for nourishment.

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