The options are to buy healthier (and most times more expensive) versions, do without, or learn how to make your own. It may seem like a real chore at first, but the creative, homemade 'bug' can be very catchy as there are so many spices and herbs to tailor existing recipes with your own stamp and flare. Most of all we would have much more control over what goes into the food we make and ultimately our bodies.
Here are a few recipes that we featured during our Mayo and Salad Dressing Week:
The concerns don't stop there. How about the engineers and nano-technologists of the Varanasi Research Group that are coming out with "Liqui-glide" which is an extremely slippery coating that can be applied to the insides of bottles and other food packaging (videos below). Sure, the benefits are there; and it is made from nontoxic materials and considered safe; but, benefits aside, this stuff seems pretty creepy to me.
instead of this...
Overall, it's about making better and better decision for the sake of our health and the world we live in. This mindset would be a tremendous help in dealing with weight and illness issues. Peace and better health, all.