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5 Common Food Additives That Are Toxic to Your Brain

5 Common Food Additives That Are Toxic to Your Brain

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Eating mostly whole foods as nature intended is the best recipe for a brain-healthy diet. This minimizes consumption of food additives, some of which are bad for your brain. But most of us, even with the best intentions, eat food that comes in a can or a box at least […]

12 Foods Most People Don’t Know Are Dyed or Adulterated

12 Foods Most People Don’t Know Are Dyed or Adulterated

Karen Foster, Prevent Disease Waking Times Orange cheddar cheese comes to mind as one of many foods people don’t realize is dyed. While some food coloring and adulterations are less harmful than others, many exist as toxic threats in the food supply. Almost any food you buy that is not its natural color has the […]

By January 16, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
5 Food Additives to Avoid and Their Side Effects

5 Food Additives to Avoid and Their Side Effects

Lewis Herridge, Contributor Waking Times Most of the items we purchase in traditional supermarkets are processed and contain additives. Man-made preservatives give food and cosmetics a longer shelf life, which allows manufacturers to broaden distribution and bring in bigger revenue. Many of these additives are considered safe by the Food Standards Agency (FSA- UK) and the […]

By October 14, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
This Ingredient Is Found In Most Cereals, Breads, But It’s Also Found In Foamed Plastics and Rubber Too

This Ingredient Is Found In Most Cereals, Breads, But It’s Also Found In Foamed Plastics and Rubber Too

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Why would it be necessary for the food industry to use the same additive in breads and cereals as what the chemical industry uses in the production of foamed plastics, synthetic leathers and rubber? We have been assured by our health regulatory agencies that azodicarbonamide is safe for use in our […]

By September 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Food Labs Use An Average of 2000 Chemicals To Create 500 ‘Natural Flavors’ You Would Never Suspect Are Artificial

Food Labs Use An Average of 2000 Chemicals To Create 500 ‘Natural Flavors’ You Would Never Suspect Are Artificial

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times The flavor industry is worth billions. Flavor engineers are paid big bucks to make sure you never know the difference between “natural flavors” and the real thing. Chemists working for half a dozen companies make approximately 80 percent of all the natural and artificial flavors in the world to […]

By August 27, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Brain Imaging Study Confirms Addictive Nature of Processed Carbs

Brain Imaging Study Confirms Addictive Nature of Processed Carbs

Dr. Mercola Waking Times A staggering two-thirds of Americans are now overweight, and one in four are either diabetic or pre-diabetic. Carb-rich processed foods are a primary driver of these statistics, and while many blame Americans’ overindulgence of processed junk foods on lack of self-control, scientists are now starting to reveal the truly addictive nature of such foods. Most recently, […]

Avoid 100 Dangerous Food Additives Causing ADHD, Asthma and Cancer

Avoid 100 Dangerous Food Additives Causing ADHD, Asthma and Cancer

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Food industry additives and colors are one major cause of ADHD, asthma and cancer creating a toxic environment for our children’s health. Even medicines for babies and young children frequently contain these additives banned from foods and drinks and targeted at children under three years of age. Artificial flavors and […]

All Food Ingredients Linked To Cancer, But Researchers Say Don’t Worry Evidence is Weak

All Food Ingredients Linked To Cancer, But Researchers Say Don’t Worry Evidence is Weak

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times There is evidence linking almost every food or ingredient to cancer, but according to researchers, there’s no need to worry because the evidence for pretty much all of it is very weak they say. Not a week goes by without a new research finding that links part of our […]

By December 27, 2012 7 Comments Read More →