The middleman is that guy who gets you the goods you need directly from the source – he does all of the work and you just shell out the cash for the goods. You are definitely paying the middleman more money versus if you just went directly to the source yourself.
When it comes to food and the middleman, I simply mean the grocery store, food manufactures, or anything that puts your food further away from the REAL source. For example, the grocery store does all of the work for you – you just go in find what you need and then buy it. The part that is left out is the SOURCE– where the heck did this come from? You just can’t go up to the farmer to see how the food grown or to the manufacturer to see how your favorite sauce was made.
It just doesn’t work like.
Currently we live in a time where processed foods rule – it’s convenient and cheap. Processed foods = foods that has all the nutrients sucked out and toxins pumped back into the food in order to increase the shelf life. Fresh foods typically don’t last that long but they carry all of the nutrients are bodies need. When you cut of the middleman, it gets you closer to the source from where your food comes from – which is more beneficial to your overall health. You gain wonderful benefits once you cut out the middleman, like the ones below: