It is not just U.S. consumers concerned about additives in their food. Consumers in China list concerns over excessive, and even illegal, additives in their food as a top concern in that country.
A new study has found a connection between a diet of ultra-processed food (known to be pro-inflammatory) and (1) depression, and (2) the development of frailty–both things we all want to avoid.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally decided to take another look at the safety of allowing food manufacturers to inject BPA (bisphenol-A) into consumers food containers. The chemical leaches from the containers like cans and plastic bottles into our food. That much scientists have known for a very long time. And BPA is an endocrine disruptor linked with myriad of very serious health outcomes–that too we have known for a long time. Additionally, it takes very little BPA inside food containers to raise the risk of serious health problems.
A new study has found that eating ultra-processed foods can increase the likelihood of a subsequent, more likely fatal heart attack–or stroke–in individuals who have already suffered an initial heart attack.
A new study has revealed that daily exposure to toxic chemicals called phthalates, commonly used in the manufacture of plastic food containers and many cosmetics, may lead to roughly 100,000 premature deaths among older Americans every year.
Fast food chain Burger King just announced it is banning 120 artificial ingredients from its food.
New study reveals that the majority (two-thirds) of young peoples’ calories come from chemical-laden ultra-processed food.
A new bill would require the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to study and reassess chemicals used in food.
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