Big news! Panera Bread Menu is Now 100% Clean. Panera has kept its promise to phase out artificial ingredients, artificial food dyes, preservatives and ingredients no one can pronounce.
Even as late as 2014, the chain failed to live up to their $70 million dollar ad campaign: Live Consciously. Eat Deliciously. Not with their GMOs, MSG, chemical preservatives, nitrates and many, hidden ingredients.
However, not only have they met their aggressive deadline to roll out a new “100% Clean” menu by 2017, but they have actually sworn off at least 96 ingredients including FD&C colors, sodium benzoate, sodium nitrite, sodium phosphate, MSG and its hidden counterparts, artificial flavors and sweeteners, propylene glycol and other petro-derived chemicals, aluminum-based ingredients and more. They had to work with hundreds of vendors and review 450 ingredients to make this deep change.
…its entire U.S. food menu and portfolio of Panera at Home products are now free from all artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and colors from artificial sources as defined by the company’s No No List, inclusive of 96 separate ingredients and additive classes. Panera is the first national restaurant company to make such a comprehensive commitment and, more importantly, to meet it.
CEO wants to help in fixing broken food system
Here is Ron Shaich, the founder, chairman and CEO of Panera. He says Panera “actually [wants to] be part of fixing a broken food system in this country.” That’s amazing – the food system is broken and for a corporate chain to rise above it at its own expense is laudable.
It makes sense that Panera would naturally move in this direction since its image has always boasted a wholesome, non-fast food look. McDonald’s cannot add kale salads and expect droves of people coming in.
Consumers want fast food at McDonald’s but not the dangerous ingredients. Although people flock to Panera for hearty, healthy meals, there were a lot of detrimental ingredients hiding in their food making them on par with McDonald’s. Perhaps consumers tired of paying high prices for inflammatory foods became disillusioned and started moving on.
Some ingredients remain, such as gluten
It should be noted that the restaurant is likely to keep some ingredients people won’t like such as gluten in soups/bread and GMO ingredients. However, think of other restaurants that you like such as TGIF or Olive Garden and imagine if they overhauled the menu to remove preservatives, colors and MSG. It would still be a milestone.
This latest move by Panera Bread is one of the most monumental steps for restaurants – a leap for chain-kind! We applaud Panera Bread and encourage them to stay vigilant to healthy changes to their menu. Let’s hope it creates a domino effect and travelers can finally enjoy a meal that isn’t a cancer risk.
A quick note from our founder-
Over the past year, our friend Dr. Joseph Mercola (of Mercola.com) has been working on a brand new book that directly addresses three major issues: Combating Cancer, Boosting Brain Power, and Increasing Your Energy...
Well, this new incredible book is almost available! In fact it comes out in just a few weeks and we've got a special offer when you place a pre-order:
Dr. Mercola is giving away six FREE “thank-you” gifts!
That's right -- as a special promotion, get six great gifts at NO COST when you place an order for the new book! No tricks, no shipping fees- just great information that will help you stay healthy and drop some unwanted weight with Dr Mercola's expert advice (he's been featured on CNN, Dr. Oz, Time Magazine, Forbes and many more!)
Don’t wait another minute… Pre-order your copy of Fat for Fuel and claim your free gifts right now by clicking on the link below:
Do You Still Have Perfect Vision? Or Have Trouble Reading or Writing? Or Has Merely Recognizing Someone's Face Become Difficult for You?
Traditional practices dictate that you wear glasses or contact lenses to improve your vision and get through every single day. For adults and children, I wouldn't advise using these vision correction aids because they often do more harm than good!
We've been doing a lot research on eyesight- and we found some information that will probably surprise you:
- Why eyeglasses WORSEN -- rather than improve -- vision
- Why children don't need eyeglasses
- 9 reasons why you should avoid wearing contact lenses
- The dangers of contact lens solutions and cleansers
- Why regularly wearing sunglasses may worsen your eyesight
Click below to learn more now:
Have you ever struggled with maintaining good health or normal weight?
Here's what you'll learn in this book:
- Exercise and how it can complement your diet
- Sleep and how it does wonders for wellness
- Your emotional health and how to deal with stress
- The power of sunlight and how it affects your immune system
- Vaccinations and what you should know before you decide to get them
- Personal care products and their hidden dangers
This Simple Health Guide Can Dramatically Change Your Life
You have many available options when searching for a turmeric/curcumin supplement.
Don't make the mistake many could be making by just selecting the cheapest formula without scrutinizing what's in it (and what's not).
That's why Dr. Mercola's research team helped create a fantastic curcumin formula we believe exceeds all of our stringent selection criteria.
- Utilizes advanced technology to enhance bioavailability – Only a couple percent of curcumin is typically absorbed. Curcumin Advanced uses sustained-release technology and a self-emulsifying system to ensure the curcumin is highly bioavailable.
- Is sourced from raw turmeric material containing at least 95% curcuminoids
- Delivers three curcuminoids found in turmeric – Curcumin is the principal curcuminoid (active ingredient) in turmeric. But there are also two more, demethylated curcuminoids (demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin)
- Avoids unnecessary fillers, additives, and risky excipients – It makes little sense to have questionable, unnecessary ingredients in the formula.
Curcumin Advanced can only be purchased right from Mercola.com, directly on the site and nowhere else.
Order Curcumin Advanced today to start taking advantage of everything that this extraordinary spice has to offer.