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Beware of Imposters: How to Navigate Nutrition Labels and Avoid Processed Foods
Episode 32nd March 2023 • The Radical Selfcare Extremist • Uncle Brutha
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00:00 Intro

01:08 Welcome to ALLSAUCE Matters!

02:10 Download The Guide

02:49 The Power of Nutrition Labels

04:15 What to Look for On a Food Label

05:27 Understanding PUFAs and Different Hidden Sugars

07:23 Using Nutrition Labels to Make Healthy Choices

09:15 The Ultimate Guide to Healthier Eating


Hey there, it's your favorite award-winning sauce maker and radical self-care extremist, Uncle Brutha, comin' at ya! Today, I wanna talk about something that's near and dear to my heart: nutrition labels.

Now, I know what you're thinking - "Booooooring!" But hold up, fam, hear me out. Understanding those pesky little labels can actually make a huge difference in your health and well-being. So, buckle up, and let's dive in.

First things first, let's talk about serving sizes. Listen, I know it's tempting to eat a whole bag of chips in one sitting (trust me, I've been there), but we gotta pay attention to those serving sizes. A bag of chips may say it has two servings, but if you eat the whole thing, you're really getting double the amount of calories, fat, and all that not-so-good-for-you stuff. So, keep an eye on those serving sizes and adjust accordingly.

Next up, percentages. You ever look at a label and see something like "20% daily value of vitamin C" and think, "Wow, that's a lot!" Well, here's the thing - that's actually not a lot. The daily value is based on a 2,000-calorie diet, so if you're eating more or less than that, you gotta do some math to figure out how much you're actually getting. Ain't nobody got time for that, right? Well, lucky for you, there are apps and websites out there that can do the math for you. So, make sure you're getting enough of those vitamins and minerals, y'all!

Now, let's talk about the elephant in the room - fats and sugars. Look, I'm not saying you can never indulge in some greasy fast food or a big ol' slice of cake. But we gotta be aware of what we're putting in our bodies and the risks that come with consuming too much of those things. So, read those labels, pay attention to the amounts of fats and sugars, and make informed decisions about what you're putting on your plate. Your body and mind will thank you.

Alright, folks, that's it for today's lesson from your favorite sauce-making, radical self-care extremist Uncle Brutha. Remember, knowledge is power, and the more we know about what we're eating, the better we can take care of ourselves. Stay healthy, stay happy, and keep on keepin' on!

/////// ABOUT UB

Uncle Brutha is a health coach, radical self-care extremist, and the mastermind behind UncleBrutha's™ ALLSAUCE™ DC's Original Award Winning Gourmet Hot Sauce. In the health and wellness industry, Uncle Brutha has helped countless individuals create personalized health plans to enhance their overall well-being. His approach is rooted in the belief that true health starts from within, and he encourages his clients to prioritize self-care and make educated eating decisions.

Beyond his work as a health coach, Uncle Brutha is also a culinary genius. His legendary hot sauce, ALLSAUCE™, has won countless awards for its flavor including multiple 1st place trophies in the Fiery Food Challenge. This has earned him a loyal following across the country. Made with a secret blend of all-natural ingredients, ALLSAUCE™ is the perfect addition to any dish and has been recognized with multiple awards for its exceptional flavor.

Whether he's coaching clients or concocting new culinary creations, Uncle Brutha is committed to spreading the message of radical self-care and healthy living. His passion, expertise, and unique perspective make him a true force in the wellness community, and a beloved figure to all who know him.

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[0:00] Music.

[0:10] Understanding nutrition labels and making informed decisions when it comes to our food is hands down one of the best things we can do starting right now, today, that can literally transform our lives. So, in this video, let's talk about how to identify imposters.

Food-like products, otherwise known as processed foods, and how understanding nutrition facts is key to living a healthier lifestyle, feeling happier, more energized, and much more.

[0:49] Music.

[1:09] Welcome to Allsauce Matters, your source for all things Allsauce. What's up everybody?

I'm Uncle Brutha, I make award-winning Allsauce, and I'm a radical self-care extremist.

And thank you so much for choosing to watch this video.

Please take a moment to hit the like button, and also be sure to share this video with your friends and loved ones, especially those you think may benefit from this intro.

[1:42] And as you know, a big part of my mission as you be the radical self-care extremist is to bring awareness to the facts. Nutrition facts that is.

There's a growing number of imposters out there. Food-like products only pretending to be food, making it so very important now more than ever that we know our food and what we're putting in our bodies.

That's why I'm also inviting you to take advantage of this exclusive offer and get your free copy of Decoding Food Labels and Nutrition Facts from our new website,

This comprehensive guide will help you understand complex nutrition facts and give you the information you need to make the right choices when it comes to food.

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[2:47] Ok, nutrition labels can be our best friends when it comes to understanding what we are eating and doing our best to stay healthy. Once you understand the facts, serving sizes and percentages, you can make more informed decisions about what to put or avoid on your plate. Whether you are tracking your daily intake for weight loss, following a strict diet for a medical condition, or just trying to make healthy choices. Nutrition labels can provide the information one needs to make the best decision. This video is all about taking the right steps to make healthier food choices and eliminate processed foods from our diet.

[3:30] By making healthier food choices and reducing the amount of processed foods we consume, we can drastically improve our health and well-being. Additionally, understanding how to make healthy food choices and taking action to eliminate processed foods from our diet, can help us reach goals, feel happier, and more energized. You've got to admit.

[3:55] It. Those are all great reasons to get the 411 on how to make healthier food choices and eliminate processed foods, right? So, if you're interested in taking steps to improve your health, you're about to find out how. Sound good? Great. Alright, so let's get into it. More and more, I find that navigating nutrition labels can be a problem for many people. We might not understand the facts, serving sizes, and percentages listed on them, preventing us from making the best choices for our health.

Making healthy decisions is important for everyone, whether we're trying to lose weight, following a specific diet, or just want to feel better. Fortunately, with the help of nutrition labels, we can make healthier choices when it comes to our diet. Knowing our body's These needs and how to read labels can help us maximize our health and well-being.

Additionally, taking steps to reduce the amount of processed foods we consume and making better food choices is essential for reaching goals, feeling happier, and having more energy.

[5:07] One of the most important aspects of reading nutrition labels is being aware of the presence of fats and sugars.

How to read labels is essentially making sure you are getting the right balance of fat, sugar, and other nutrients in your diet and avoiding the risks associated with overconsumption.

Ever heard of a PUFA?

No, I'm not talking about some old hairdo from back in the day.

The importance of knowing and understanding the amount and type of polyunsaturated fatty Acids, PUFAs, P-U-F-A, used in products is increasingly being recognized.

Studies have shown that consuming foods with a high amount of PUFAs can lead to an increased risk of obesity and other chronic diseases.

[6:00] Additionally, as PUFAs can be included in food without any indication on the label, it is important to be aware and research products in order to make sure they are not compromising one's health.

This is why it is critical to equip oneself with the necessary knowledge and understand the risks involved with the consumption of PUFAs.

More. It is crucial to pay attention to labels, compare different products, and make smarter food choices that enhance one's physical and mental well-being.

I know I go on and on and on about sugar, but did you know that sugar is often hidden on food labels under many different names? High fructose corn syrup, sucrose, raw sugar.

[6:49] Honey, agave, nectar, and barley malt are just some of the names it can go by.

Now I'm not saying that all of the things I just named are all bad, but unfortunately, added sugar is in many foods and beverages that you might not expect from food juices to granola bars and even yogurts.

[7:15] This added sugar can lead to a variety of health problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and tooth decay.

Okay, so we've covered how navigating nutrition labels can be tricky, and how understanding them is key to making healthier food choices and improving our health.

Knowing how to read and decipher nutrition facts is essential to identifying imposters and food-like products and eliminating processed foods from our diets.

Bottom line, understanding a product's nutrition facts label, which includes knowing how to check for hidden sugar content, as well as what is excessive when it comes to PUFAs and how serving sizes come into play, can help us with making better decisions on our path to creating a healthier lifestyle.

So I bet by now you're probably thinking, Hey you B, are we ever gonna see this amazing guide?


So how about I take a moment to give you a peek at just what you'll be getting.

Okay, check this out.

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[8:40] Just look at this. This guide is one incredibly valuable resource for anyone looking to make informed decisions when it comes to their eating habits.

This is a comprehensive guide that offers an in-depth look at food labels and nutrition facts, and it also provides an easy to understand overview of key ingredients and health benefits.

With Decoding Food Labels and Nutrition Facts, you'll be armed with the knowledge to make informed choices when it comes to the foods you're consuming.

When it comes to understanding incomprehensible food labels, Health Radical's Decoding Food Labels and Nutrition Facts Guide can make it a breeze.

Choosing to download this guide is an excellent decision that shows how seriously you take your family's health and well-being.

By understanding food labels better, it will be easier to make healthier food choices that have a more positive impact on your health.

[9:46] This guide will help you to make those more informed decisions and make sure that you are consuming food that is nourishing for your body and mind.

So don't wait another second. right now, download your free copy of our deep coding food labels and nutrition facts guide today so you can start making a difference in your health and wellness ASAP.

Ok, well that's going to about do it for this video so you know what that means.

This is when I let you know just how much I appreciate you.



Catch you next time.



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