Thursday, August 15, 2013

When Is An Item In The Store Healthy, Green Or Socially Responsible

You’re in the grocery store and have several choices you can make on an item you need. So, how can you decide which is healthier, greener or manufactured socially responsibly? Well, there’s a free app for that. It works on an android and iphone. It will give you instant information about which household products are, or are not, healthy, green or socially responsible. All you need to do is scan the barcode with your phone and you’ll see ratings on 120,000 times. To get the app, go to your app store and search for Goodguide.
Another website that can assist you in learning what’s a good food product to buy can be found at You can search by meal, food category, certified organic gluten-free, and more. This site’s criteria for inclusion are:
No GMO ingredients
No more than 10 grams of added sugar
Less than 200 mg of sodium per serving (400 mg for meals)
BPA-free cans
Sustainable seafood
and even delicious is included in the requirements!

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