It is impossible to remember everything about every food, but
in general do not buy foods that are highly processed. Here are a
few foods; see if you can guess whether they should be in your
diet or not.
breads Yes, but only from a bakery, and never
wrapped in plastic.
toast No. It has benzopyrene and tungsten. Yes,
if made on a cookie sheet or in a frying
cheese Yes, if used in baked dishes.
chicken Only if cooked for 20 minutes at boiling
point, as in soup, or canned (never prepare
raw chicken yourself).
wine with dinner No.
peanut butter Yes if you grind it yourself and add ¼ tsp.
vitamin C powder as you grind.
cottage cheese No, it can't be sterilized easily.
desserts Yes, but again, only if flavored with safe
rice Yes, if vitamin C is added before cooking.
Use white only, brown is too moldy.
pasta Yes, with homemade sauce and vitamin C.
Jell-OTM No, it has artificial flavor and color.
egg dishes Yes, but not “imitation”, cholesterol-free or
fish, seafood Yes!
soy foods (tofu) No. It's the extensive processing that taints
soup Yes, if seasoned only with herbs (no
sugar Yes, turbinado or brown if treated with
herb tea Yes, if not in a bag and not in a mixture of
Some good foods.
Choose brands with the shortest list of ingredients. Alternate
brands every time you shop.
All breads I tested had mold if they were in plastic.