These days everyone is watching food for salt, fat content, and sugar. I didn't even know that food had so many additives. Heres a great article about food, not only for weight, but for health.
Most of the food at your local supermarket is no more authentic than Snooki's tan. Our fruit comes packaged in Loops, our cheese delivered via Whiz. Sure, it's edible, but there's no way your great grandparents would recognize this junk as food.