You may be starting to choose more plant-based options or be completely vegan – either way, you’re likely wondering what the most nutritious and best-tasting vegan nutrition bars are.
Confused with claims such as natural, hormone-free, antibiotic-free? You’re not the only one. The food industry has been increasingly using such claims as a marketing strategy to a health & animal-welfare concerned audience. Let’s look into the quality of the standards surrounding the usage of these claims established by The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Then there’s the big question – am I making a healthier choice by choosing a product with these claims?
Organic foods are starting to enter the mainstream North America diet – more than 10 percent of fruits and vegetables sold are now organic! There are benefits to eating organic, however is eating organic more beneficial than non-organic, considering the higher cost?