Going to the supermarket is turning into something totally stressful. Ultraprocessed foods are stalking us, and we must struggle tirelessly to avoid them and buy foods that are safe, healthy, and free of toxins. But what are we saying? Is it really that dangerous just to go to the supermarket?
What’s certain is that we are living in an age when we can roundly affirm that we have never eaten more safely. We’ve never had as many foodstuffs at our disposal as now. But paradoxically, our shopping cart has never been as full of unhealthy products before. So what is happening to us?
Gemma del Caño, pharmaceutical expert and nutritional technician, brings us a new book to guide us through the myths and lies that people are planting in our head, trying to convince us that we used to eat better, that whatever is natural—and who knows what that means?—is better. Because turning back to the past isn’t always a good idea, since we run the risk of committing the same mistakes as before. Or even worse: creating new and unnecessary dangers.
The solution is learning the truth behind the food we have at our disposal today and making free and concious choices.
A journey through the greatest myths to unearth prejudices and false beliefs about nutrition.