TAG: ingredients

6 Notoriously Misleading Food Terms Used to Trick Consumers

Arjun Walia, Collective-Evolution Waking Times Our modern day food industry has become quite the debacle, with chemicals being sprayed all over our fruits and vegetables, to genetically modifying to processed food. As a result, the world has seen a large resistance to modern day food practices, and the resistance continues to grow, and for good

7 Reasons To Stop Eating Bread

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Bread is almost sacred in many cultures and society, but processed breads today are not what they were forty years ago. More than 70 percent of people who eliminate bread cold turkey experience an immediate weight loss within the first two weeks. It is wrongly placed at the bottom

Soy Lecithin: How It Negatively Affects Your Health And Why You Need To Avoid It

Prevent Disease Waking Times Soy Lecithin has been lingering around our food supply for over a century. It is an ingredient in literally hundreds of proceesed foods, and also sold as an over the counter health food supplement. Scientists claim it benefits our cardiovascular health, metabolism, memory, cognitive function, liver function, and even physical and

Common Additives in Processed Foods

Melissa King, Guest Waking Times Besides large amounts of sugar and sodium, Big Food companies love to add unnecessary additives to their foods.  Think about it.  They produce foods that have a very long shelf life and some are designed to NEVER rot.  That can’t be safe for human consumption. The FDA will try to

Size Matters: Are Nano-Particles Found In Common Processed Foods Safe for Consumption?

Jill Richardson, Guest Waking Times Even food manufacturers often don’t know if nanoparticles are in the food they sell and no one knows if they’re safe to eat. They’re found in M&Ms, Dunkin’ Donuts, Jell-O pudding, and even Pop-Tarts. Scientists don’t know if they’re safe to eat. The government doesn’t regulate these things. Even food

Beware the Ice Cream Truck – The Toxic Ingredients in Soft Serve Ice Cream

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times The chimes of a friendly neighborhood ice cream truck on a warm summer’s day guarantee flocks of children will soon be gathering within its vicinity. No child wants to be excluded from the delicious frozen treats their friends are receiving do they? However, when you become informed of what

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

The ‘Dirty’ on Cleaning and Personal Care Products

Erin Schumacher, Guest Writer Waking Times  When you pick up a product to clean, you expect it to clean. You don’t, however, expect the product to irritate the skin, cause cancer or disrupt hormones. The same goes with personal care products. You may think you are cleaning your body and hair, but in addition you

20 Ingredients To Memorize and Avoid In Any Food You Consume

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, emulsifiers, sweeteners have saturated the food supply for more than four decades. We are on the precipice of discovering what our toxic food industry has done to our bodies and our environment. There is a heightened awareness and a sense of caution on the minds

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