Why This Bottled “Health Food” Isn’t

You hear it all the time, and everybody seems to be in 100% agreement. I’ve never met a doctor who didn’t tell me that it’s great for you. It’s like a default position that you should be drinking more fresh-squeezed fruit juices.
But wait a minute… let’s take a step back and look at juice. Is it really as healthy and natural as people say?
The juice producers love to tell you how “healthy” their juice is. How it’s like a multivitamin, and you should have some every morning. The cartons scream at you that it’s “100 percent natural” and has “no added sugar” or “no preservatives.”
And what’s not to believe? Seems simple… you pick the fruit, squeeze the fruit, and put the juice in a container, with pulp or without. Delicious and freshly squeezed… right?
Not really.

Natural's Dirty Little Secrets

“Natural flavors” can perversely “mean” any chemical approved for use in food.
The FDA makes manufacturers declare if a flavoring has any of the eight major food allergens – milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, wheat, peanuts and soybeans.
But companies don’t have to tell you the sources of any other chemicals used for flavoring.

Are You Eating a Gasoline Additive?

I don’t mind telling you… I hate soy. I loathe it.
Soy sucks nutrients right out of your bloodstream. It can turn a man into a woman. Soy is one of the worst crops for the environment. It destroys the soil and wrecks our ecosystem.
And now, here’s another reason to hate it even more.
Natural-food manufacturers are using a toxic chemical called hexane to process the soy in their products.1
This is the same substance that makes gasoline explode. It’s the stuff in glue that gets you high. Hexane fumes go straight to your brain and cause damage almost immediately.
Some of these foods are probably in your kitchen cupboard right now. And you probably thought they were good for you because they say “Natural” on the label.
Here’s how it’s happening…