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?

—————————————————– Eat healthy & Lose weight with the Fooducate App Free for iOS and Android —————————————————– If you read nutrition labels and ingredient lists, you’ve probably come across “soy lecithin” more than a few times. It’s actually a very popular ingredient … 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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