Walking down aisles in the supermarket you may be oh so tempted to pick up items that make life convenient along with other food items that you actually need. What you do not know is that many of these products can do great harm to your health and the health of your family.

Below we have listed a host of supermarket items that you should definitely avoid.

Canned Tomatoes
Canned tomatoes have been linked to infertility and heart disease. The tin can used to can these tomatoes contain a lining that contains a resin known as BCA. The acid in tomatoes, breaks down this resin in very dangerous amounts, which can prove to be a serious health concern. If you still choose to go for the convenient option, choose to buy sauces, that are offered in glass bottles.

Orthodox Beef
Grass fed beef is definitely more nutritious than beef that has been derived from cows that are corn-fed. A lot of farmers feed their cattle grain, corn and soy to increase profits, while cows are meant to eat grass. Cattle that is grass fed is higher in vitamins, minerals, anti-inflammatory and heart healthy fats. There is also a risk of the many antibiotics that are fed to sick cows, which does affect the final product.

Microwave Popcorn
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which forms a lining in the bags of microwave popcorn bags is extremely dangerous. When these bags are microwaved, the heat leaches on to the popcorn. This combination has been linked to infertility. Choose to go traditional and cook raw corn kernels in a pot instead.

Conventional Potatoes
Potatoes more than any other vegetable are heavily sprayed with fungicides, pesticides and herbicides. It’s so much, that potato growers grow a separate batch for themselves. Organic potatoes are the way to go!

Farmed Salmon, conventional milk and apples too make it to this list. Be sure to avoid these products and choose the organic variety instead. Go organic when you can, choose a healthy way of life. Speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or get in touch with a Homeopath to learn how you can choose a natural life to stay healthy.