Maltodextrin – What is it Doing in Your Food?

Maltodextrin – What is it Doing in Your Food?

Or try Fooducate’s Online Nutrition App! Maltodextrin is one of the most asked about ingredients found on food packaging. It is present in about 10% of packaged food products. So what exactly is maltodextrin? And why is it used in so … Continue reading

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The (un)Natural History of Sweet – From Sugar to Stevia

The (un)Natural History of Sweet – From Sugar to Stevia

This was the week of stevia, a new zero calorie sweetener, that got FDA approval as a safe food additive, and will shortly find its way into soft drinks and other products scattered about our supermarket aisles. If you are … Continue reading

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Splendid Splenda contributes to Obesity

Splendid Splenda contributes to Obesity

That is the finding of a recent Duke University Study, says the New York Times: The latest salvo comes from Duke University researchers, who have published a study that says Splenda — the grainy white crystals in the little yellow … Continue reading

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