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Sulphites a trigger for eczema

A sensitivity to sulphites can be a major trigger of eczema, asthma and a host of respiratory-type illnesses. This allergy to preservatives is more common than we think. Whether ingested through food or medicines or applied to skin in a personal care product, sulphites can be an ingredient of ‘concern’ for adults and children alike. Read More…

Citric acid (330) an often used food additive

The food additive Citric Acid (330) seems to be on just about every label I check. It is naturally derived from citrus fruits and imparts a sour or citrus flavor to food and beverages. It can also have a preservative effect. Most soft drink labels include citric acid, and you will also find it in icecream where it modifies fat cells, effervescent drinks and wine. Read More…

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