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LISA AND JASON LEAKE thought they were making smart food choices for their family. The couple and their two young daughters were active and in good health. Lisa had grown up on a typical American diet of highly processed foods, while Jason had been raised with foods that were somewhat more wholesome. But recently, the Family's Dietary Daring Changes One Their Lives, Others By Amy Rogers Photos by Dustin Peck Leakes started questioning all those labels and the advertising that bombarded them touting the latest "fat free," "multi-grain," and "all natural" food products. "I thought we were eating healthy food. Then I got blindsided," Lisa recalls. One day, she found herself taking part in an online discussion about strawberry syrup — a WINTER 2012-2013 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE 53

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