I hope this infographic serves as motivation to go Unprocessed In October , avoiding all processed foods for the entire month of October. The idea for October Unprocessed first came to Andrew Wilder a few years ago , and after starting Eating Rules he decided to urge others to take the pledge , and so far this year 5,000 have joined Andrew in the October Unprocessed challenge. Andrew defines processed food as,
Unprocessed food is any food that could be made by a person with reasonable skill in a home kitchen with whole-food ingredients.
I call it “The Kitchen Test.” If you pick up something with a label (if it doesn’t have a label, it’s probably unprocessed), and find an ingredient you’d never use in your kitchen and couldn’t possibly make yourself from the whole form, it’s processed.
Avoiding processed foods is one of the best things you can do to improve your overall health and wellness. Eating Rules is providing resources to help with the challenge including an and . Even though I strive to avoid processed foods as a general rule, there is always room for improvement, I took the pledge, will you?