Understanding Food Labels

  • Whole Foods

    The Whole Foods Case – Vision, Mission, & Strategy Chris Kourcklas, Jason Scibona, Kurt Hill, Rhett Edwards, Stephanie Houser, Trudy Schwartz Introduction Founded in 1980 by CEO John Mackey, The whole foods market evolved to become one of the largest natural and organic supermarket chains in the world. By 2010 Whole foods had 298 stores in 38 states including 6 in Canada and 5 in Great Britain. Whole Foods has maintained a positive growth every year, but how did Whole Foods achieve successful

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  • Understanding Food Lables

    the video and reading about food labels has helped me to learn what I need to start looking for when I go shopping . I had never heard of the 5/20 rule before nor have I ever really understood what the food label was trying to tell everyone. I have a better understanding now and will defiantly be looking at the labels on everything that I buy. The 5/20 rule is a rule that pertains to nutrients in foods. When shopping for foods you look at the nutrients in that food and see if it contains a

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  • Understanding Food Labels

    Understanding Food Labels October 13th 2012 The 5/20 rule is very useful to decide whether a food is good or worth the calorie intake. The 5/20 rule is when you make sure the food has at least 5% of the daily value. In my fridge is a can of Pepsi a 12fl. Oz can is

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  • Understand Food Labels

    The 5/20 rule says the five percent or lower is a low amount and 20 percent or higher in a high quantity. People should choose foods that have percentages within these ranges. The percentages at the top of the nutrient label should be lower while the nutrients that a person needs should be higher. Neither the five percentage or the 20 percentage of the 5/20 rule is neither good nor bad. Nutrients that a person wants in their diet like calcium, fiber, and possible protein they will want to aim for

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  • Hansson Private Label

    Case – Hansson Private Label, Inc. Question 1: How would you describe HPL and its position within the private label personal care industry? HPL started in 1992, manufacturing personal care products – soap, shampoo, mouthwash, shaving, cream, sunscreen and etc., and selling them under the brand label of HPL’s retail partners, which includes supermarkets, drag stores, and mass merchants. It is a conservative company similar to other private label manufacturers since the have never had major

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  • Hansen Private Label

    4021 REV: MARCH 1, 2010 ERIK STAFFORD JOEL L. HEILPRIN JEFFREY DEVOLDER Hansson Private Label, Inc.: Evaluating an Investment in Expansion Introduction On a frigid Sunday night in late February 2008, Tucker Hansson pored over a proposal developed by his firm’s manufacturing team. It called for investing $50 million to expand production capacity at Hansson Private Label (Hansson or HPL). For Hansson, a private company, this would be a significant investment. The company had not initiated

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  • Fan Funded Labels

    Fan Funded Labels This article, written by Damien Chaney, was published in International Journal of Arts Management the 2 of December 2010. It is untitled “What Future for Fan-Funded Labels in the Music Recording Industry? The case of MyMajorComapny and ArtistShare”. It deals with the apparition of Fan-Funded Labels. With two examples, the writer explain us how these companies are working and why they have grown up. First of all, since the arrival of the Internet, the cultural world of music

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  • Diagnosing Stigma Labels

    staff could see the patients “sanity”, they were discharged after a 19 day stay from the mental hospital. The observations from inside of the hospital showed that the labels from the psychologist will remain with the patient for the rest of their life. The “insane are not always insane”, and occasional behavior, will still receive a label of illness in mental hospitals. Patients, Job Applications, and Psychological Disturbance A group of psychologists were asked to watch a muted video tape of an

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  • Understanding Food Labels

    Understanding Food Labels Jacqueline Allen SCI/241 February 7, 2013 Professor John Menez Abstract The purpose of this paper is to provide consumers with the knowledge they need to choose the right food to bring themselves to their healthiest level. Based on their lifestyle and medical issues they can get the right balance by using the 5/20 rule as well as the six key label facts to assist them in making good decision choices and getting the nutrients they need for overall good health.

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  • Understanding Food Lables

    If you were an environmental researcher and were given funding to assist with one environmental issue, which of the following topics would you choose to spend your funds on? • Human population • Atmospheric pollution • Water resources • Terrestrial resources • Energy conservation All of the above environmental issues are significant; however, since humankind carries most of the responsibility of the outcomes of the other topics, I chose Human population. My biggest

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  • Private Labels

    are private label products successful? Private labels are successful because consumers, especially in todays economy are always searching for the best way to stretch their dollar and private labels fit into these types of budgets. Next, retailers understand that families are on a tighter budget and welcome private labels with open arms due to the fact that these products will attract more consumers to their store (Hauptman, 2009). What are the key success factors for private label products?

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  • Food

    rtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnm Food &Beverage Operations Management Assignment 3/25/2013 Submitted by : Rodica Lenuta Moga, id no 20981 Submitted to : Dr.Sam Hazra | Table of Contents Introduction 2 LO1.Understand different food and beverage production and service systems: 2 1.1 Discuss the characteristics of food production and food &beverage service systems (P1) 2 1.2 Discuss factors affecting recipes and menus for

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  • Week One Understanding Food Labels

    Understanding Nutritional Labels Understand Nutritional Labels Nutritional labels provide very useful dietary information if you know how to understand what you are reading and can use the information it provides to make informed decisions about your diet. Using the 5/20 Rule According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website in a video titled “The Food Label and You” the 5/20 rule is simple

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  • Do Food Labels Make a Difference?. .. Sometimes

    There is a lot to know about the food we eat. The ingredients in a jar of spaghetti sauce, a box of cereal, or a cup of coffee could come from around the corner or around the world; they could be processed by children or by high-tech machines; they could be grown on huge corporate farms or on small family-run farms; or they could be mostly artificial or 100-percent natural. While a description of a food product could include information on a multitude of attributes, not all of them are important

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  • Food

    Fast Food causes and effects The Combination of problems associated with fast food restaurants and an increase in national food consumption have resulted in negative health effects such as obesity, poor health and disease. We as Americans are always on the go; we need things fast and at our disposal. The home cooked meal is a luxury to some because many don’t have time to be home preparing meals. So fast food may be first on the list. Unaware of how the burger we just consumed, the chicken sandwich

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  • Understanding Food Labels

    Understanding Food Labels Crystal Hayes SCI/241 Nutrition August 20, 2013 Carlene Graham Understanding Food Labels According to the video “The Food Label and You” the 5/20 Rule is a guideline to the percentage of daily nutrients your body needs. For good nutrients such as calcium, fiber and vitamins you want the daily percentage to be closer to 20%. For bad nutrients such as oils, sodium, fat and carbs you want the daily percentage to be closer to 5%. Here is an example from my pantry.

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  • Food Labels Week One Assignment

    Individual Check Point Understanding Food Labels Lisa Bryant SCI.241/Science of Nutrition August 16, 2013 Glenn Johnson My current eating habits are pretty simple. I have to always eat breakfast; I either eat a normal bowl size of raisin brain with about a cup of skim milk or stop by Burger King for two breakfast burritos with either tea or coffee. For lunch sometimes I either just snack around the office with popcorn or pretzels or whatever else my craving is for that day. However it’s

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  • Steps of Label Preparation

    canned vegetable aisle, and there are no labels on the cans.  Just varying sizes of aluminum cans. How would know the difference between a brand named canned of peas versus the store brand? How would you even know it was canned peas? Labeling is a key element in product identification and marketing. During this essay, I will guide you through the process of identifying the key aspects of your custom label design and the execution of creating a label.  The label  is the face of your product, so you’ll

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  • Understanding Food Lables

    After watching the 5/20 rule on the video “the food label and you” the definition is that if the nutrition facts say it has 5% or less it is not a significant source of that nutrient. If its something that is unhealthy you want 5% or less. 20% or more is a significant source for that nutrient. If it is 20% or more of a healthy nutrient its a good serving, if its 20% or more of an unhealthy nutrient then it becomes an unhealthy serving of nutrients. Example is in a can of Ranch style beans it only

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  • Understanding

    With my understanding of the video, “The Food Label and You,” the 5/20 rule is basically a set of guidelines to follow to allow the proper nutrients into your body. This rule helps individuals compare different foods to see which the healthier alternative is. Any foods that are less than five percent of daily value, or DV, is considered to be unhealthy. Foods with a low DV include saturated fat, cholesterol, and also total fat. Foods with a higher daily value are healthy to intake at the right proportions

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  • Searching for an Identity in a Society Full of Labels

    discovered that to everyone else, she was considered "Latina." She points out that a typical "Latina" must salsa dance, know Mexican history, and most importantly, speak Spanish. Raya argues that she doesn’t know any of these things, so how could this label apply to her? She’s caught between being a "sell-out" to her heritage, and at the same time a "spic" to Americans. She adds that trying to cope with college life and the confusion of searching for an identity is a burden. Anna Raya closes her essay

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  • Understanding Food Labels

    Understanding Food Labels The 5/20 rule pertains to the nutrients in a food product. If a food has 5% of a specific nutrient that you want, it is too low, such as: Calcium or Vitamin C, or D. If a food has 20% of a specific nutrient than you want, then it is high, or meets the labels percentage of that particular nutrient. This 5/20 rule can be used for unwanted nutrients such as: cholesterol, sodium, or saturated fat. An example of a food that I have in my own pantry would be: Uncle

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  • Dog Food

    Dog food is great By T. J. Dunn, Jr., DVM   "What is the best food to feed a dog?" Every day veterinarians are asked that question by dog owners. It's a sincere question because most dog owners want to feed the very best to their furry friends. Good health begins with proper nutrition, regardless of price or convenience of acquisition.   Please understand that the entire discussion on this page relates to healthy dogs with no kidney, thyroid, food allergy or other abnormal conditions. Also

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  • Food Labels Paper

    Healthy or tasty: let your brain decide Marymount University Healthy or tasty: let your brain decide In a study recently published by NeuroImage, Dr. Grahenhorst and colleagues reported that humans are more likely to choose foods based on the healthiness of the food rather than taste. Obesity rates have continued to climb in the United States for many years. The Center of Disease Control has recently labeled obesity as a rising epidemic that needs to be stopped. This disease can negatively

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  • Hansson Private Label

    Hansson Private Label | ACF - I | 1. How would you describe HPL and its position within the private label personal care industry? HPL manufactures personal care products that are sold under the band label by other companies. The company has stable whole sales growth rate and has become successful by efficient manufacturing, good expense management and appropriate customer service. In the recent years, the company has been facing a great amount of competition in the private label industry. In

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  • Food Label Worksheet

    University of Phoenix Material Understanding Food Labels Worksheet Part A: Analyzing a Food Label Complete the table below by filling in the requested items. Use the food label of your favorite snack to obtain the information needed. |Name of Product |Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti | |Serving Size |1/9 of package or 2oz | |Number of servings per |9 | |container-package |

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  • Food

    Change December 15. 2013 Change Food Politics: the political aspects of production, control, regulation, inspection and distribution of food. The politics can be affected by the ethical, cultural, medical and environmental disputes concerning proper farming, agriculture and retailing methods and regulations. Food politics is something most college students know nothing about. But without it, one bite from that burger you love from McDonalds could kill you. Do you ever stop and think about who

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  • Hansson Private Label

    The industry within which Hansson Private Label exists is a very competitive and volatile one. It is dominated by two types of firms, namely, Branded and Private Labels. Tucker Hansson operates as a private label firm. Private Label firms are an emerging market which is competitive based on its ability to have a lower price than its rivals. This market has experienced growth primarily because of this affordability. However this growth would be regarded as organic. Based on analysis of the financials

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  • Understanding

    these matters, and we don’t hold out hope for machines that can both always do the right thing (on some general ethic) and produce explanations for its behavior that would be understandable to a human confederate. Our tentative solution involves understanding the folk concepts associated with our moral intuitions regarding these matters, and how they might be dependent upon the nature of human cognitive architecture. It is in this spirit that we begin to explore the complexities inherent in human moral

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  • Food Label Worksheet Sci/241

    University of Phoenix Material Understanding Food Labels Worksheet Part A: Analyzing a Food Label Complete the table below by filling in the requested items. Use the food label of your favorite snack to obtain the information needed. |Name of Product | | |Serving Size |1 oz (About 15 Chips) | |Number of servings per |About 3 | |container-package |

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  • Brannigan Foods

    Brannigan Foods: Strategic Marketing Planning Advanced Marketing Management October 26, 2014 Table of Contents Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………..3 Soup Industry……………………………………………………………………………………...3 Brannigan Foods…………………………………………………………………………………..5 Competition………………………………………………………………………………………..7 Buyer Behavior……………………………………………………………………………………8 Segment Analysis………………………………………………………………………………….9 SWOT Analysis………………………………………………………………………………….11 Product Life Cycle………………………………………………………………………………

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  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought Jason West English 215 Research and Writing December 4, 2014 Strayer University Dr. Loretta Samuel-Crosson I. Introduction The discussion about genetically modified organisms (GMO) is enormous and intense. GMOs do not require any scientific testing on humans to examine the safety, but society is told that these GOMs are safe for consumptions. Other countries have various beliefs. The main drawback is the excessive use

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  • Food

    11:40am section MP#2 Draft Proposal March 11, 2015 Draft Proposal Question at Issue: What are food labels, and the benefits of having food labels? Food labels are a panel found on a package of food, which contains a variety of information about the nutritional value of the food item. There are many pieces of information which are standard on most food labels, including serving size, number of calories, grams of fat, included nutrients, and a list of ingredients. This information

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  • Understanding Industry Structure

    G. Alvarado, 2015. 9-707-493 REV: AUGUST 13, 2007 MICHAEL E. PORTER Understanding Industry Structure The essence of the job of the strategist is to cope with competition. The arena in which competition takes place is the industry in which a company and its rivals vie for business. Each industry has a distinctive structure that shapes the nature of competitive interaction that unfolds there. Understanding the underlying structure of a company’s industry, now and in the future, is a

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  • Sci 241 Week 1 Understanding Food Labels Worksheet

    University of Phoenix Material Understanding Food Labels Worksheet Part A: Analyzing a Food Label Complete the table below by filling in the requested items. Use the food label of your favorite snack to obtain the information needed. |Name of Product |Chicken Ramen | |Serving Size |½ a block | |Number of servings per |2 | |container-package |

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  • Understanding Space

    do this” or “Don’t let this happen.” These mean there is something that could hurt you or other people. iii Vehicle Damage Warnings Vehicle Symbols Also, in this book you will find these notices: Your vehicle has components and labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols, used on your vehicle, are shown along with the text describing the operation or information relating to a specific component, control, message, gage or indicator. Notice: These mean there is something

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  • Foods

    food journal University of Phoenix Material Food Journal Complete the following table as a food journal for Weeks 2-5 of SCI/220. Use food labels or the Internet to search for the calories in each food item and for the calories burned during physical activity. Total the calories and calories burned for each day. Submit these journals to the facilitator. |Day |Food and beverages consumed throughout the day |Calories of each item |Physical activity for the day

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  • The War on Labels

    The War on Labels Walk in to any local grocery store and fill the cart with food items from a list. Go home and make dinner or eat a snack with one of the items purchased. Chances are that you, as a consumer, just ate or fed your family a GMO food. And you most likely had no idea. Dr. Michael Wald defines a GMO, or Genetically Modified Organism (or Food), as “a term used to describe foods produced by seeds that have been genetically modified in a laboratory” (ix). These foods, or an ingredient

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  • Marketplace Analysis of Whole Foods

    Marketplace Analysis of Whole Foods Charles Griffith University of St. Mary Marketing Management MGT-704   MARKETPLACE ANALYSIS OF WHOLE FOODS “With great courage, integrity, and love – we embrace our responsibility to co-create a world where each of us, our communities and our planet can flourish. All while celebrating the sheer love and joy of food” (Whole Foods, 2015). This is Whole Food’s “higher purpose statement”. This statement expresses and delivers what Whole Foods, as an organization, believes

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  • Hansson Private Label

    Britt Sturm Cases in Managerial Finance Dr. Morris November 9th, 2015 Hansson Private Label, Inc. (Pg. 151) 1. How would you describe HPL and its position within the private label personal care industry? Hansson Private Label, Inc., (HPL) founded by Tucker Hansson in 1992 when he decided to purchase the manufacturing assets of Simon Health and Beauty Products. Hansson had background in branded personal care products and wanted to change his position in the market place. The personal

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  • Food

    Participant Media, River Road Entertainment and Magnolia Pictures Present A Magnolia Pictures Release FOOD, INC. A film by Robert Kenner 93 minutes, 35mm, 1.85 PRESS NOTES Distributor Contact: Matt Cowal Arianne Ayers Magnolia Pictures 49 W. 27th St., 7th Floor New York, NY 10001 (212) 924-6701 phone (212) 924-6742 fax publicity@magpictures.com Press Contact NY/Nat’l: Donna Daniels Public Relations Donna Daniels Lauren Schwartz Press Contact LA/Nat’l: mPRm Public Relations Alice Zou

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  • Customer Preference of Private Label Brands of Food Bazaar

    private label in different categories like apparel, food and grocery, health care, personal care, consumer durables, lifestyle etc. Major driving force behind introducing store brand is to ensure the customer store loyalty. This can be accomplished as brand is available only in specific stores. The study aims to analyze the Consumer Perception towards Private Label Brands on Big Bazaar, Patia. This project report provides analysis and evaluation of customer perception towards store brands of Food Bazaar

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  • Whole Foods

    Persuasive Paper Whole Foods Market Taiwan’s retail market is developed. Leezan, Yogi House International, Santacruz (part of the Uni-President Corp conglomerate) and Cotton Land are the leaders of organic specialty stores. Organic products have 20-30 percent of all sale of the grocery sector. One strategy grocery retailers attract customers is that put the heavy weight on improving customers experiences. Many wellness and organic products are sold in supermarkets, hypermarkets and convenience

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  • Food

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  • Whole Food

    Whole Foods Strategic Audit Robert Harper Andrew Pequinot Taylor Tisdale Renee Werner MBA 8820 Professor Denis Grégoire April 18, 2006 Executive Summary – Whole Foods Strategic Audit Whole Foods Market competes successfully within the organic/natural foods industry, having enjoyed close to 19% growth over the past five years. As a point of comparison, Kroger – a traditional supermarket operator – only grew 4%. On a larger scale, the organic food retail industry in the U.S. has fared

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  • Private Label vs National Brands: a Comparative Study

    Table of contents • Executive Summary……………………………………..………………………………………08 Section I • Introduction to Private Labels………………………………………………………………09 • Background: Evolution and Emergence of Private Label………..…………….11 • Review of Literature…………………………………………………………………………….13 Section II • Research Methodology………………………………………………………………………..18 i. Objectives of Research……………………………………………………………….18 ii. Research Problem……………………………………………………….…………….18 iii. Research Question……………………………………………………….……………19 iv. Research

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  • Food

    Food Ethic Essay by *encyclopediaMurphy Food Ethic Food remains one of the most important resources in our daily life, and where it's grown, processed, and sold all take part in our daily lives. More controversy unfolds every year with the development of genetically modified organisms (GMO) and the ethical treatment of animals. But that's only scratching the surface of the food system. Climate change, fuel prices, and the economy are all indirectly effected by the agriculture business.

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  • Smart Label

    1. O que são as "Smart Labels" da UPS? Qual o papel que desempenham nas operações da UPS? A Smart Label é uma etiqueta de remessa gerada por computador que pode ser criar usando o computador pessoal; serve de documento de controlo do processo de entrega da UPS devido à informação nela contida. Essa informação assume grande relevância para a situação do cliente, na medida em que os dados aí contidos lhe dizem diretamente respeito, mostrando-se mesmo como uma forma mais fiável de controlar o processo

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  • Whole Foods

    Whole Foods Market Spring Semester 2012 Introduction Since 1980, Whole Foods Market has pioneered the organic and natural foods movement. All products meet Whole Foods Market’s strict quality standards to ensure they are free of artificial additives, sweeteners, colorings, preservatives and hydrogenated fats. Whole Foods market was founded in 1978 and is based in Austin, Texas. Founder and chairman of this company is John Mackey. The company has also some

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  • Life... Labels...Lies

    Life… Labels… Lies Listening as the world goes by, I see a blur. Cars flying by. The noise I hear just a slur. “Stupid.” “Dumb.” “Poor.” “Ugly.” “Slow.” “Fat.” “Retarded.“ “Good for nothing.” “A Slut.” To the heart, each word does cut. A childlike faith cut off too soon. Judgements that taint innocence to gloom. The myth is busted, because it’s not only sticks and stones anymore that can break our bones. We don’t realize what our words jeopardize. The price our two-edged

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