Could Common Food Emulsifiers Be the Cause of Obesity?

Could Common Food Emulsifiers Be the Cause of Obesity?

Many foods sold in supermarkets today include additives from a family known as emulsifiers. ¬†You may have noticed some popular emulsifiers when reading the ingredient list of your favorite foods: soy lecithin, polysorbate 80, and carrageenan to name just a … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Great Food Conspiracy That Wasn’t

Opinion: The Great Food Conspiracy That Wasn’t

This is a guest post from James Pintner, CRC (Certified Research Chef) . Where do I start? There is no more conspiracy in the food business than there is in any other business. Conspiracies come from greed or from wanting … Continue reading

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What is Soy Lecithin and Why is it Found in So Many Products?

What is Soy Lecithin and Why is it Found in So Many Products?

—————————————————– Soy Allergy? Upgrade your Fooducate app for iPhone and Android to discover soy hiding in your foods —————————————————– If you read nutrition labels and ingredient lists, you’ve probably come across “soy lecithin” more than a few times. It’s actually … Continue reading

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Food Additives – Can’t Live Without Them

Food Additives – Can’t Live Without Them

“No additives or preservatives” sounds like a promising claim on a food label. But you’ll be hard pressed to find products in the supermarket that don’t contain at least one food additive. Even organic products use them, and unless you … Continue reading

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