Kapag Budgetarian moms, sigurista din. #PledgeToDoubleCheck Products for your Family’s sake

Dec 21, 2020 | Mommy Finds

This Holiday Season, let us still be mindful sa mga hinahanda nating pagkain sa ating pamilya.

Our family, most importantly, our kids are the special treasures we have and with that, we only want what is best for them especially in terms of the food and drinks they consume. However, with the goal of making them happy with their favorite refreshments, desserts and snacks, are you sure that they are nutritious for your little ones?

  Beware mommies, do not put your guard down and don’t be complacent because it’s not enough that we buy products having popular names. There might be red flags that you don’t see in the usual products that you buy.  Just because we see our kids are enjoying their usual snacks and drinks doesn’t mean that our job is done, because as important it is to give them what they want, it’s even more important to give them what they need.  As wise moms, we should check what ingredients are in the snacks and drinks that we serve to our kids. Is there too much sugar? Too many artificial ingredients? Remember, giving what’s best to our children is not only about providing tasty snacks and beverages –but rather, about providing them with snacks and drinks that will nourish them and keep them healthy.

Guilty? It’s never too late to break the habit of buying whatever is pleasing to the eyes and what is popular because All Natural Seasons Juice by Dole have started the mommy movement #PledgeToDoubleCheck that advocates for smarter and wiser grocery shopping.

This movement  is a call  to  be  more  conscious  about  your  grocery  shopping  habits  and  to  inform  and properly educate yourself about the ingredients of the products you are buying. The lesser ingredients they contain, the more natural they probably are, hence, a healthier and safer product for the family.

We may think that the current products that we are purchasing are already “healthy” but upon checking their  ingredients  lists,  you  might  be  shocked  to  find  that  they  contain  chemically-sounding,  artificial additives and preservatives to add a more flavorful taste. Fair warning for all mommies that when there are too many ingredients (more than 10) and are a bit complicated or hard to understand, it could be a sign that the product contains a lot of artificial ingredients that are not advisable to be consumed in large amounts regularly so you might want to reconsider buying it.

Through pledging to check the label, you are committing towards being more aware on which brands to put your trust in and assessing which are true to their claim of being a healthy product. You will be shocked to discover that the products you have patronized and have made staple food items at home contain ingredients that may result to health complications.

Well-known celebrity mommies like Jolina Magdangal, Neri Miranda and Pokwang, together with some sought-after  mommy  bloggers  such  as  Pehpot  Pineda,  and  Peachy  Adarne  have  spearheaded  this movement of breaking the bad habit of not checking the label and starting to read and scrutinize the contents of the food and drinks that they buy.

It’s about time that you join us, not only by signing the pledge but taking this to greater heights by sharing this message to invite other mommies out there to take the pledge to double check the ingredients to really know what’s in your juice.

Other mommies nationwide who have started taking in on the pledge admitted how double checking the back  label has made  significant  changes  on them  as a  mom  and how  they  were  able to  protect  their children from health risks.“[As] a meticulous [and] curious mom, checking the back label helped me to verify the nutritional claims, compare brands, and choose which one offers the best buy for my family,” said Mommy Erlyne Penaroyo from Makati City.

“Double checking the back label of [the] products I shop from the groceries made me a more cautious and practical mom  I am. It ensures my  family’s safety  most  especially  these  times of pandemic. Dole’s All Natural Seasons #PledgeToDoubleCheck made me realize to double check all the things before purchasing and consuming,” according to Mommy Dyanna Cañas from Biñan City.

These mommies have proven that familiarizing yourself with the ingredients and nutrition content of the products you consume is an important factor that should be normalized and graciously followed.

“I always double check the back label of each items I [buy] especially for my kids because I always want to make  it  sure  na  healthy  ang  lagi  kong  binibili  at  binibigay  sa  kanila  at  may  natural  ingredients  na makakatulong sa health nila. I am very conscious mom lalo na sa mga binibigay ko sa aking family, kaya super important sakin na i-double check lagi ang back label,” Mommy Kimberly Fajilan from Batangas City added.

“It’s good to be aware if a certain food is high in sugar, carbs or in sodium. [and] also for the calorie content and  ingredients,  sometimes  ‘pag  puro  preservatives  malalaman  mo  agad  kasi  hindi  familiar  ang ingredients,” said Mommy Gec Cajucom from Parañaque City.

Join this movement now and be part of the change! Post a photo of yourself holding and reading the back label of any food or beverage product and tell us what you discovered when you double-checked. Don’t  forget  to  use  the  hashtag  #PledgeToDoubleCheck  and  tag  @allnaturalseasons  so  you  can influence other mommies, and little by little, we can all take the next steps towards creating a healthier lifestyle for us and our children.

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