Tag Archives: Food Additives

11 Reasons to Ditch Processed Foods | Rodale News

Yikes! Why eating the real stuff beats the processed alternative any day – Accelerated Aging The Facts: Your face could start resembling crinkle-cut chips if you turn to munching processed foods on a regular basis. Research shows both the phosphates and the genetically engineered ingredients often added to processed foods promote aging. Healthy Tip: Instead […]

Ice Cream Giant Announces Plans to Stop Using Milk From Cows Treated With Artificial Hormone rBST » EcoWatch

We love ice cream but we think making your own is your best bet – The ice cream giant Breyers announced yesterday it will stop using milk from cows treated with the controversial hormone rBST. The artificial growth hormone, which stands for recombinant bovine somatotropin, is a genetically engineered hormone that farmers inject into cows to increase milk production. It’s controversial […]

BBC NEWS | Ministers agree food colour ban

This happened a while ago, but it’s a good reminder why strange food additives really shouldn’t be in our children’s – or our – food! Worryingly, they still do pop up every now and then so do read those ingredient listings carefully – Ministers have agreed that six artificial food colourings should be phased out […]

What Eating Too Much Sugar Does to Your Brain

What Eating Too Much Sugar Does to Your Brain

The importance of eating well and avoiding added sugars! – Overeating, poor memory formation, learning disorders, depression  – all have been linked in recent research to the over-consumption of sugar. And these linkages point to a problem that is only beginning to be better understood: what our chronic intake of added sugar is doing to our brains. […]