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Food colours and safe choices

Some food colours in the range 160-163 are generally considered safe and may even be beneficial for health (except 160b, 106c, 160d).

Not every food coloured in the range red, yellow, orange or violet need be avoided if these mostly plant-derived colours have been used. In particular, foods rich in betacarotene and Vitamin A will be naturally vibrant and have health promoting value.
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Flouride – a daily dose of toxin

My two year old insists on calling toothpaste ‘poo paste’. The wisdom of the young never ceases to amaze me.

Most commercial toothpastes are quite literally loaded with ‘crap ‚Äì ingredients that are harmful, especially for little ones who don’t cope with the toxic load of life like adults simply because they are smaller.

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MSG – Toxic, silent and deadly additive

You read labels diligently because you know there are many ingredients that you are intolerant to or wish to avoid for health reasons.

You know that additives in the range 620 to 622 represent the MSG family and as you are one of the 40% of people have an MSG intolerance you especially avoid the processed food that contains them.

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