“Food” With Health Benefits

I laughed out loud at the 'foods' photographed as part of an article in today's NY TImes entitled "Foods With Health Benefits, Or So They Say".

Puffed rice cereal claiming to 'increase immunity', frosted children's cereal with an announcement about its ability to help improve concentration and a non-dairy butter substitute which 'helps' promote heart health.   Perhaps my favourite was a chewing gum with natural germ killing activity.

Hmmm… how about NOT eating any of those boxed items, and instead, having some fresh veggies, fruit and lean protein with a dollop of some healthy olive oil?  You'll set yourself up for not developing many of the health issues that stem from eating those (non) foods in the first place!

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