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The 9 Nastiest Ingredients in Burgers

It’s National Burger Day. Before you head out to one of the many fast food joints to celebrate the day, you might want to know exactly what you’re getting: Beef: Even though many fast food companie…


9 Reasons to Ditch Bacon for Good

I keep reading about bacon as a health food. Seriously: bacon never was and never will be a health food. While diets like the Paleo Diet may have some redeeming qualities, these diets are often just a…


Kraft Mac & Cheese Plans to Drop Artificial Ingredients

Kraft has recently announced that it will no longer use synthetic colors and artificial preservatives to create that familiar neon orange hue of its original mac & cheese. By January 2016, Kraft w…


What’s In Your Wasabi? 5 Foods That Aren’t What They Seem

You’d like to think that the name of a food would adequately describe what it is, but that is certainly not always the case. Unfortunately, there are a lot of mystery foods out there. Here are 5 foods…


Taco Bell Explains Mystery Ingredients, Almost

In response to past lawsuits and a general trend towards transparency in the fast food industry, Taco Bell is now publicly displaying the not-so-secret ingredients in their famous mystery meat. Accord…


4 Chemicals You Can Find in Food But Probably Can’t Pronounce

It seems hardly a day goes by now without some company announcing they are removing a chemical or artificial ingredient from food product, and that's fantastic! However, for every chemical removed fro…


Kraft Removing Artificial Preservatives from Singles

Following in the footsteps of several other major food brands, Kraft has announced it is dropping artificial preservatives from some of its Kraft Singles products. This change comes in response to …


Kick the Junk out of Your Halloween Treats

BOO! It's that time of the year again! Jack-o-lanterns and cackling witches and giggling ghosts galore! It's a spirited time of the year, when sugar-highs abound and grocery store aisles overflow with…


Scary Lifespan of a Happy Meal (Video)

A happy meal was left on a table for six months straight. Either happy meals are magically immortal, or they are too preservative-filled and chemically altered to eat. Ever. Related Cat Eats Mc…


Detox Your Cosmetics

Our quest for beauty and attractiveness is often damaging to our bodies. Many toxins are found in cosmetics, skincare products, and hair products. We slather on plentiful supplies of synthetic chemica…


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Thanks for the info. Alas, I would gag if I tried to swish oil, or anything else, in my mouth f…

some great ideas, thanks for sharing. I'm going to try nº 4 , sounds very yummy :)

Thanks for the article.

Thanks. And I'm with Nimue.

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