Food Trends - From Artificial to Natural

Tue, 03/19/2013 - 11:55am -- Saladmaster

Although the demand for foods that are pure, fresh and close to the source is not new, there is no sign of this trend slowing down.  It looks like the age of artificial “fat-free” and “calorie-free” foods is making its way out the door, and being replaced with their more natural counterparts.

Here is the list of foods that are in and on their way out, sponsored by Taste of Home.

Foods that are “in” include:                                                        

  1. Grass-fed meat
  2. Sea salt
  3. Stevia
  4. Dark-meat chicken
  5. Local/seasonal super fruits
  6. Cage-free whole eggs
  7. Farmstead cheese
  8. Fresh produce
  9. Portion control
  10. Craft beer
  11. Kettle potato chips
  12. Dark leafy greens
  13. Real butter and healthy fats

Foods on their way out:

  1. Processed soy protein
  2. Low sodium
  3. Fat-free
  4. Artificial sweeteners
  5. White-meat chicken
  6. From-afar super fruits
  7. Egg whites
  8. Processed cheese
  9. Excessive supplements
  10. Ultra-light beer
  11. Baked potato chips
  12. Wheat-grass shots
  13. Margarine

Many of us are willing to pay a premium for higher quality food. However, many people are unaware they are boiling away the goodness and sacrificing on the purity of their food by the way their meals are being prepared. One dinner party at a time, Saladmaster is opening people’s eyes to how they can get the most out of the food they bring home to their families. To find an Authorized Saladmaster Dealer near you, please click here, and for further information regarding Saladmaster 316Ti Cookware, please visit

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