Archive for the 'Food Additives' Category

Feb 25 2018

Processed foods…are they all bad?

Published by under Food Additives,GMO's

Processed foods…are they all bad? Understanding the difference between highly processed vs. minimally processed food can make a difference in your health.    In a perfect world, we would only eat the freshest of foods straight from the land. In reality, most of us don’t have the luxury or time for that kind of lifestyle. […]

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Aug 27 2017

Avoid this sweetener at all costs

Avoid this sweetener at all costs Sugar is really bad for you, but high fructose corn syrup is even worse. High fructose corn syrup…now those are dirty words. High fructose corn syrup appeared basically unannounced in the 1950s and slowly became a common sweetener found in soft drinks, candies and other foods. It started to […]

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Jun 25 2017

Artificial sweeteners are not so sweet after all

Published by under Food Additives,Stress

Artificial sweeteners are not so sweet after all. Diet drinks and artificial sweeteners can wreak havoc on your microbiome as well as your waistline. Summer time is here, which means less clothes and more skin. Put up the jeans and coats and pull out the shorts, tank tops and swimsuits! In an effort to look […]

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Mar 12 2017

Become aware of the Non GMO Alternatives

Published by under Food Additives,GMO's

Say No to GMOs and Yes to the Non-GMO Alternatives As Monsanto’s ownership of seed companies continues to grow, so must our awareness of non-GMO alternatives. In our theme of Buyer Beware, let’s look at one of the food goliaths that is taking over a good portion of our food supply. After researching more and […]

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Nov 06 2016

Why are some Foods Banned in some Countries but allowed in Ours

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Foods banned in other countries allowed in ours. Reading labels is key to avoiding unwanted ingredients. Last week we covered the first part of a two part series on foods or additives banned in other countries, yet still permitted in the United States. Part one covered food dyes and color additives, genetically modified foods, Olestra […]

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Oct 30 2016

Are the foods you’re eating banned in other countries?

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Are the foods you’re eating banned in other countries? Know which foods and additives to avoid by looking at the “banned items” list from other countries. Over the last month, we have looked at the US food supply and what danger lurks unbeknownst to us.   Increasingly, consumers are becoming aware of what unwanted ingredients are […]

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Oct 16 2016

Artificial Food Dyes should be a Tale of Caution

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Artificial dyes banned in other countries are still found in many of the foods we eat. Food dyes, found in many of our processed foods can cause hyperactivity in kids along with other adverse health effects.1* This week, we are continuing our look at the food supply in our country and how it has changed […]

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Oct 09 2016

News Flash – Food is Designed to Taste Good

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All food is not created equal. “…Today, what we call “food” is often little more than a bunch of highly refined ingredients mixed together with a range of artificial chemicals designed to taste so good that we can’t stop eating…”1* Over the last two weeks, we have been looking at how our food supply has changed over […]

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Sep 25 2016

The science of deception – Harvard Sugar Study

First it was deception with the Milk, now with sugar… In the 1960s, Harvard researchers were paid to release findings that favored the Sugar Industry at the expense of the American public.    Over the next few weeks, we are going to look at how our food has changed over the last 50 to 60 […]

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Feb 21 2016

What do Parmesan Cheese and Wood Pulp have in common?

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We want to add fiber to our diets, but this is ridiculous! Wood pulp found in parmesan cheese reveals deceptive practices of food manufacturers.   There have been some startling revelations when it comes to parmesan cheese lately. Many products touting 100% Real Parmesan, actually contain no parmesan at all. Most of the parmesan cheese […]

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