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Sneaky animal parts in foods

English: vegetables

Just as I try to encourage you to sneak vegetables into every meal, there are others out there that are doing the exact opposite and ruining all our hard work. There are animal parts in the most unsuspecting foods. “Natural flavor” can be just about anything.  Sometimes it comes from the anal gland of a beaver. Starbucks used to make a “natural” strawberry shake that was dyed red with crushed up beetles. Gelatin is made of animal products. There are plenty of vitamins available that are vegetarian though. Some brands of maple syrup contain beef derivatives. From what I understand these are mainly the cheaper brands. Even sugar and Vitamin D supplements can also contain bone chard. I purchase ‘Vegan Sugar’ from whole foods (365 brand).

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Shopping for Healthy Vegetarian Food

Fruit and berries in a grocery store, Paris, F...

Fruit and berries in a grocery store, Paris, France. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A fascinating phenomenon has been sweeping over the vegetables and fruits in the grocery aisles of my local supermarket. I’ve been paying attention to this for years and no one has ever mentioned anything about it. Since I am a skeptic  I’ve kept silent for years as I observed it from afar. Finally it is becoming so obvious that the phenomena is absolutely undeniable: Vegetables and Fruits are undergoing a freakish mutation into enormity.

Freakish Peppers and mutant apples are expanding and have reached the size of melons. At Safeway, the kiwis have ballooned to the the size of large grapefruits- not to be out done by the strawberries which are bigger than tomatoes-which look like giant pomegranates. What is happening? Read the rest of this entry »

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