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Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola

In my video, Treating Kidney Failure Through Diet, I profiled research suggesting that the use of a plant-based diet for patients with kidney failure would be beneficial. An important function of our …

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Artificial Food Colors and ADHD

There are currently thousands of additives in our food supply. Some are good—like supplementing foods with vitamin B12, for example. Other additives involve weighing the risks and benefits. Take nitri…

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7 Dangerous Food Additives to Avoid

By Sara Novak, Planet Green A diet with too many processed foods can cause a world of trouble for us on a number of fronts. Processed foods lack nutrient density, meaning that many of the vitamin…

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FDA Set to Ban Your Supplements

The FDA has issued a proposed mandate that represents the greatest threat to dietary supplements since 1994. Back in the early 1990s, consumers were so alarmed by FDA bullying that they staged a massi…

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10 Surprising Sources of MSG

Considering that monosodium glutamate, or MSG as it is more commonly known, is linked to many serious health conditions, including:  hormonal imbalances, weight gain, brain damage, obesity, headaches,…

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13 Scary Food Additives to Avoid

Most of the processed foods we eat are studded with mysterious additives. They extend shelf life. They create exciting flavors, colors and textures. But they don't do great things for our health.…

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15 Companies That Use Wood in Food

I remember hearing back in the day that the secret ingredient in McDonald's milk shakes was...wood. What?! Many people chalked it off to urban myth, but as the ingredient listed as cellulose began…

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Scientists Warn: Food Colors Damage Kids

A recent study reported in the journal Prescrire International found that artificial food dyes are linked to an increased incidence of hyperactivity in children. Scientists studied 297 children who we…

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Are You Eating MSG Without Knowing It?

MSG by any other name would still be as harmful.  This nervous system toxin masquerades in many other food additives that also contain MSG.  According to board-certified neurosurgeon Russel Blaylock, …

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Scary Sweetener Haunted by Ugly Past

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” claimed Shakespeare.  Conversely, a sweet name for a potential toxin, does not make it sweet. Aspartame, has had a makeover.  Thanks to slick mark…

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