Michelle Obama launches new supermarket shopping guide, but no mention of GMO, aspartame, MSG

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer
Tags: Michelle Obama, shopping guide, supermarket

eTrust Pro Certified

Most Viewed Articles
Popular on Facebook
BACK INTO THE CLOSET: Why U.S. reporters are not allowed to write about rainbow events in nations where being gay is still condemned
Depopulation test run? 75% of children who received vaccines in Mexican town now dead or hospitalized
A family destroyed: Six-month-old dies after clinic injects baby with 13 vaccines at once without mother's informed consent
INVESTIGATION: Three days before Dr. Bradstreet was found dead in a river, U.S. govt. agents raided his research facility to seize a breakthrough cancer treatment called GcMAF
BAM! Chipotle goes 100% non-GMO; flatly rejecting the biotech industry and its toxic food ingredients
BOMBSHELL: China and America already at war: Tianjin explosion carried out by Pentagon space weapon in retaliation for Yuan currency devaluation... Military helicopters now patrolling Beijing
ECONOMIC SLAVERY FOR ALL: While we were distracted with the Confederate flag flap, Congress quietly forfeited our entire economic future via fast-track trade authority
March Against Monsanto explodes globally... World citizens stage massive protests across 38 countries, 428 cities... mainstream media pretends it never happened
GMO crops totally banned in Russia... powerful nation blocks Monsanto's agricultural imperialism and mass poisoning of the population
SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision may have just legalized the concealed carry of loaded firearms across all 50 states, nullifying gun laws everywhere
Nearly every mass shooting in the last 20 years shares one surprising thing? and it's not guns
Vicious attack on Dr. Oz actually waged by biotech mafia; plot to destroy Oz launched after episode on glyphosate toxicity went viral
Holistic cancer treatment pioneer Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez dies suddenly; patients mourn the loss of a compassionate, innovative doctor who helped thousands heal from cancer
Pepsi drops aspartame from diet soda as consumers reject toxic sweetener
Bride of Frankenfood: Hillary Clinton pushes GMO agenda... hires Monsanto lobbyist... takes huge dollars from Monsanto
Wild eyes and bowl cuts: Why do mass shooters always share the same hair styles and crazed zombie stares?
Mind control through emotional domination: How we're all being manipulated by the "crisis of the NOW"
Genetically white woman now claims self-identify as black: If you can choose your gender, can you also choose your race? What about your species? Can a human claim to be a llama?
(NaturalNews) Michelle Obama has reportedly developed a new shopping guide as part of her Let's Move campaign against obesity that offers Americans some personal tips on how best to shop for food while at the grocery store. But missing from her guide is any warning about avoiding chemical poisons like the artificial sweetener chemical aspartame, genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), the meat preservative sodium nitrite, and many other common food toxins.

Titled Supermarket Shopping 101, Obama's shopping manifesto suggests things like making a list and sticking to it, and following the perimeter of the store, which is typically where the fresh produce, meat, and dairy items are found. Avoiding the inner aisles, which are stocked with cookies, chips, soda pop, and other unhealthy, processed foods, at least until the end of the shopping trip, are also among her many suggestions.

Obama makes no mention about the benefits of eating organic

But for someone who takes pride in cultivating an organic garden at the White House for her and her family (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/20/dining/20garden.html), Obama makes no mention about the importance of eating organic produce, or produce that has at least been grown using organic, chemical-free methods. In fact, there is no mention at all in her guide about the benefits of eating organic.

Despite Stanford University's recent failed attempt at maligning organics (http://www.naturalnews.com), organic growing methods produce healthier food that contains fewer pesticide residues, higher nutrient levels, and generally better flavor. Conventional foods, on the other hand, are often loaded with chemicals, and may even contain GMOs. (http://www.naturalnews.com/029697_organic_farms_strawberries.html)

Obama makes no mention about the dangers of GMOs

Independent science continues to show that GMOs pose some very serious health risks, as these genetic poisons are linked to causing organ damage, intestinal dysfunction, autoimmune disorders, infertility, accelerated aging, and many other conditions (http://www.naturalnews.com/028245_GM_food_side_effects.html). Not a single GM crop, in fact, has ever been definitively proven safe or beneficial for human consumption. (http://www.thetruthaboutgmos.com/)

But you would not know any of this by simply reading Obama's shopping guide, which makes no mention at all about the dangers of GMOs. Instead, Obama tells her followers to buy more plain popcorn and frozen edamame, both of which typically come from GM crops, as a way to expand their list of "healthy snack options."

Obama apparently sees no problems with MSG, aspartame, or sodium nitrite in food

While Obama's shopping guide contains a few minor tips that might be beneficial to those who have absolutely no clue how to shop for healthy food, it lacks any sort of specific warnings about what to avoid. In a section titled Making Good Choices, for instance, Obama says to "look for packaged food with short ingredient lists" in order to "determine whether a product is a healthy choice."

But she leaves it at that, failing to tell her readers which ingredients they should be looking to avoid. Such ingredients, of course, include things like monosodium glutamate (MSG), an "excitotoxin" that promotes brain inflammation (http://www.naturalnews.com/034272_MSG_monosodium_glutamate.html), and aspartame, the infamous sweetening chemical that is linked to causing brain damage and cancer. (http://www.naturalnews.com)

Here is a list of the top ten worst sources of aspartame in food:

And when suggesting that her followers buy more fresh meat and dairy products, Obama also fails to warn them about rBGH, the artificial, GM growth hormone commonly found in conventional dairy products (http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_3717.cfm), and sodium nitrite, the meat preservative chemical linked to causing diabetes, dementia, and pancreatic cancer. (http://www.naturalnews.com/sodium_nitrite.html)

Sources for this article include:


Follow real-time breaking news headlines on
Michelle Obama at FETCH.news
Join over four million monthly readers. Your privacy is protected. Unsubscribe at any time.
comments powered by Disqus
Take Action: Support NaturalNews.com by linking back to this article from your website

Permalink to this article:

Embed article link: (copy HTML code below):

Reprinting this article:
Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.

Follow Natural News on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest

Colloidal Silver

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Support NaturalNews Sponsors:

Advertise with NaturalNews...


Sign up for the FREE Natural News Email Newsletter

Receive breaking news on GMOs, vaccines, fluoride, radiation protection, natural cures, food safety alerts and interviews with the world's top experts on natural health and more.

Join over 7 million monthly readers of NaturalNews.com, the internet's No. 1 natural health news site. (Source: Alexa.com)

Your email address *

Please enter the code you see above*

No Thanks

Already have it and love it!

Natural News supports and helps fund these organizations:

* Required. Once you click submit, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free registration. Your privacy is assured and your information is kept confidential. You may unsubscribe at anytime.