Seven Ways to Detox Your Taste Buds – Reduce Sugar & Salt Dependency

Seven Ways to Detox Your Taste Buds – Reduce Sugar & Salt Dependency

One of the biggest complaints of dieters is that healthy foods simply don’t taste good. The truth is that our taste buds have simply forgotten the taste of real food. Food manufacturers have spent decades optimizing their products for a … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know About Propyl Gallate

10 Things to Know About Propyl Gallate

1. Propyl Gallate is an artificial food additive, that is also used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. 2. It is a whitish crystalline powder. 3. You may find propyl gallate in meat products, microwaveable popcorn, soup mixes, chewing gum, mayonnaise, and … Continue reading

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Chewing Gum Make Kids Smarter. Yeah, Right.

Chewing Gum Make Kids Smarter. Yeah, Right.

The LA Times reports on a new study showing that kids who chew gum perform better academically: The study was conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and was sponsored by the Wrigley Science Institute. The study included 108 … Continue reading

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A Dozen Things to Know About the Dubious Food Coloring Called Yellow #5

A Dozen Things to Know About the Dubious Food Coloring Called Yellow #5

1. It has many names – Tartrazine, E102 , FD&C Yellow 5, C.I. 19140, or just plain Yellow 5. 2. Yellow #5 is a synthetic, water soluble, lemon yellow dye used as a food coloring. 3. A partial list of … Continue reading

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