Researchers have developed a color-changing film that consumers can stick onto foods and easily analyze nitrite levels by snapping a picture with a smartphone.
Both prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) medications frequently contain the same unwanted additives (including preservatives, antimicrobials, dyes) that consumers are intentionally avoiding in their food. These additives are commonly listed as “inactive” on the drug label, but new scientific studies demonstrate that several additives are not inert and may be potentially harmful.
Yet another study is reporting an alarming increase in the number of young people diagnosed with colon cancer. There are likely multiple contributing factors but here are two strong suspects…
A new study on the commonly used food additive, Propionate (frequently listed on food ingredients labels as ‘calcium propionate’) triggered an increased resistance to insulin in study participants; chronic insulin resistance is known to help contribute to type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders like obesity.
For over two decades I have been alerting clients, readers and seminar attendees that many if not most prescription and … More
For decades scientific researchers have been examining the adverse health consequences of individual chemical additives common in highly processed foods. … More
Some consumers have adverse reactions to commonly used synthetic and industrialized preservatives* like BHT, BHA, EDTA and Sodium Benzoate, causing … More
It is good to see that the mainstream media is now calling out potentially problematic food additives. The reason? They … More
Exciting news for all those consumers who have adverse reactions from artificial food preservatives: Scientists have discovered a plant-based food … More
Parabens…these ubiquitous chemical preservatives are in our personal care products, cosmetics, soaps–even processed foods. Researchers studying the effects of these … More