Shopping Last Night- A Trip AROUND the Store

We all know the key to shopping is to stay out of the aisles. All the grain ladened stuff that can last forever is in the aisles. Stuff that can go bad ( but is good for you) is on the perimeter.

Our trip to the store yielded lots of staples ( I know the Bud Light is a wheat product but, we all have weaknesses).


Lots of quality protein including:

Australian Grass Fed Rib Eye, Canadian Bacon, Ground Bison, and Greek Yogurt. Also, Organic Milk. Our nutrition is far from perfect but, quick perimeter trips definitely help.


6 Responses to “Shopping Last Night- A Trip AROUND the Store”

  1. mboyle1959 Says:

    Thanks. You can share links ext in this comment box or you can email me at .

  2. Contact me at my email address if you would like to talk to me about GMOs. I would love to share all I know with you. GMOs are pesticide foods made by the pesticide industry. Your fitness guys should know to avoid the pesticides in their diet. The use by farmers is reaching astronomical levels. In fact, because of weed resistance and bug resistance to their current bevy of chemical cocktails, they are asking the FDA to add 2,4-D to the mix. That is 60% of Agent Orange. They say that is the “Safe” part. Do you believe them? I don’t. We will be eating this as the foods are engineered to withstand the cocktails. Google this. It is true. We have gone organic in our household and seen a big improvement in our family’s heath. I am just a mom who has gotten really into learning about foods for my children’s health! I would be happy to talk to you about it 🙂 Our son plays hockey, which is why I went to your site in the first place.

  3. GMOs. GMOs. GMOs. They are made by chemical companies: Monsanto, Dow, DuPont, Syngenta, Bayer, and BASF- they are engineered to withstand spraying of Roundup (Roundup Ready) and other pesticides AND produce bacterial toxin (Bt) from within so that the bugs that take a bite die from dissolved stomachs. Nice.
    Good buys: Organic blueberries, grass fed beef if it is GRASS FINISHED (no GMO grains or alfalfa- pretty much needs to be organic), Horizon Organic milk
    Not Good Buys: Yoplait, Bud Light (GMO yeast), Soy Sauce, Tostitos, Cracker Cut cheese, Dippers…

    Here’s the scoop on just the Yoplait. Organic is a better choice by far:
    MPCs are basically a cheaper, foreign alternative to non-fat dry milk (NFDM) usually coming from water buffalos or yaks in places like China, India, Poland, and Ukraine. MPCs are created when milk is ultra-filtered through a process which drains out the lactose and keeps the milk proteins and other large molecules intact. Unbelievably (or believably, depending on the level of your lack of trust in the FDA), MPCs are not in the FDA’s Generally Recognized As Safe category and are therefore not approved as a food ingredient in the US. (source)

    Of course, this doesn’t actually prevent MPCs from being in just about every commercially produced dairy product out there. It’s not actually illegal to use MPCs in food, even though they’re not approved food ingredients. (What can I say? It’s just the way the laws are written.)

    They can be legally imported into this country because — get this — they’re an ingredient in a lot of glues!

    What about that Kosher Gelatin, Pectin, and Locust Bean Gum? The presence of these thickeners are another dead giveaway that this yogurt is not authentic Greek yogurt (in which yogurt is made and then strained to create the thicker texture). Rather Yoplait appears to be making regular yogurt, then adding MPCs to make it creamier and add protein, and finally adding thickeners to make it … thicker.

    Of these thickeners, the only one that really gives me pause is the kosher gelatin. To my knowledge, there’s only one brand of commercially available kosher gelatin that is processed in such a way to reduce the presence of free glutamic acids (otherwise known as MSG). This good brand of gelatin is even made from grass-fed cows! It’s Great Lakes Gelatin. So, chances are excellent that the gelatin in Yoplait Greek Yogurt is, in fact, a hidden source of MSG. (And, it probably came from farmed tilapia fed GMO-corn.) Yikes.

    And yet again, we have a food label touting the infamously ambiguous natural flavor. Remember, the FDA’s definition of a natural flavor leaves the door open for anything that originated in nature before it was processed in a laboratory. It could be hiding MSG, unwanted sugars, or any other strange chemical concoction. In this case, given the “Honey Vanilla” flavor of the yogurt, the “natural flavor” probably contains honey flavor and vanilla flavor. These food industry flavors can be derived from just about anything — including wood pulp and the macerated castor sac scent gland of a beaver.

    Last but not least, we get to the added vitamins. Why add vitamins? Could it possibly be because of how adulterated and denatured this so-called food is already? As always, I much prefer to get my vitamins from real food, rather than as synthetic food additives.

  4. Love it. Nutrition, sadly enough, is one thing that is not harped on enough by trainers and coaches….especially at the high school level from what I’ve seen.

  5. mboyle1959 Says:

    Come on, I’m watching my weight

  6. Scott Hackett Says:

    Bud Light come on Mike drink a mans beer

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