A new warning from scientists about food additives: Billions of nanoparticle food additives can reach infants, even crossing the placenta during pregnancy. These chemical food additives can change the baby’s gut microbiome and damage gut cells. This phenomenon, researchers believe, likely raises allergy and immune disorder risk.
Smartphone and Some Stickers Alert for Nitrite Levels in Food: Scientists
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.
Preservatives, Dyes in Medication may be Harmful to Health: Study
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.
Young People with Colon Cancer: Additives, Antibiotics in Processed Meat, Red Meat may be to Blame
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…
Common Food Additive Propionate may be Harming Your Metabolism
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.
Majority of Meds Tested Contain Problematic Additives: Study
For over two decades I have been alerting clients, readers and seminar attendees that many if not most prescription and … More
Increased Death Risk from Highly Processed Food Additives: Researchers
For decades scientific researchers have been examining the adverse health consequences of individual chemical additives common in highly processed foods. … More
Natural alternative to synthetic preservatives discovered in grains
Some consumers have adverse reactions to commonly used synthetic and industrialized preservatives* like BHT, BHA, EDTA and Sodium Benzoate, causing … More
Avoid these Food Additives in Your Kid’s Lunch: Mainstream Media Report
It is good to see that the mainstream media is now calling out potentially problematic food additives. The reason? They … More
Scientific Discovery: Natural Plant-based Food Preservative that Works Better than Synthetic Versions
Exciting news for all those consumers who have adverse reactions from artificial food preservatives: Scientists have discovered a plant-based food … More