With Halloween just around the corner it’s easy to fall into that habit of eating candy and sweets. This holiday season why not try eating healthier and cutting out GMOs in your diet. It’s actually a whole lot easier than you might think. There are many health benefits to eating foods that do not contain GMO products. GMO’s are genetically modified crops that unfortunately dominate within our food system. With Halloween just around the corner it’s very important to consider this and find healthier food options for you and your children. Some of the ingredients found in Halloween candy might just surprise you. Here’s a list of some of the top most common GMO ingredients found in Halloween candy today.
Top 10 Most Common GMO Ingredients in Halloween Candy
1. Sugar (GMO sugar beets)
2. High fructose corn syrup (GMO corn)
3. Corn starch (GMO corn)
4. Soy lecithin (GMO soy)
5. Soy bean oil (GMO soy)
6. Modified food starch (GMO corn)
7. Fructose, dextrose, glucose (GMO corn)
8. Cotton seed oil (GMO cotton)
9. Canola oil (GMO canola)
10. “Other” ingredients: isolates, isoflavones, food starch, vegetable oil
The good new is that there are healthier options in the food market, and ProBar is one the best! They do not use GMO’s in their delicious meal bars, and in celebration of eating and living healthier, they have partnered with us to give away one free box of their original blend of ProBars! To enter simply like their Facebook page by clicking here and commenting on this post. It’s as simple as that! So remember this Halloween that there are better options than candy.