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Ingredients in cheese slices – quick review

Posted on 18 September 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Cheese slices are promoted to us as a source of calcium and vitamin D. Low fat versions are available and the marketing message is clear about their place in our daily dairy intake.

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Allergy to sodium benzoate 211 a common complaint

Posted on 18 September 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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An allergy to sodium benzoate (211) can be a challenging allergy to manage. Sodium benzoate (also shown as 211 on labels) is a preservative used in many foods and beverages and can be difficult to avoid.

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Food additive dangers explained – Natural Therapy pages talks to Bill Statham, author of The Chemical Maze

Posted on 18 September 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Food additive dangers are explained in a pocket guidebook and iPhone application that lists a comprehensive range of additives, their common ailments and health concerns.

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Bad food additives in disguise – meat glue

Bad food additives are bad for health, but meat glue, also known as thrombian or transglutimanese enzyme, is a concerning addition to all sorts of food products that we aren?t even told about.

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Food additive allergies on the rise

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Food additive allergies are an ever-increasing health concern. The average Australian consumes around five kilograms of food additives a year.

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Formaldehyde a trigger for asthma in children and adults

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Formaldehyde is a harmful chemical that is found in most everyday homes. It is used in the production of fertiliser, paper, plywood and manufactured wood, as a preservative in some foods and in household products such as antiseptics, floor polishes … Continue reading

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Seven deadly chemicals in your personal care products

Exposure to seven harmful chemicals is a daily reality for 20% of people, at least that is what research conducted by Safe Cosmetics found.

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What the word ‘fragrance’ means

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Skin care and cosmetic products are given pleasant fragrances to enhance our experience of them. The fragrance used is mostly a synthetic concoction created in a laboratory and made from a variety of chemicals. Because labeling laws only require the … Continue reading

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Reading food labels 101

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Reading food labels can be a satisfying experience! Every now and again, I come across an item that has no questionable additives or chemicals in it and I give a quiet hip hooray. Food manufacturers are changing their approach to … Continue reading

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Ingredient Listed on Pepsi Max

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Question: My name is Debbie, and I have only got the 2nd edition of The Chemical Maze.There is an ingredient in it that I am unable to find it is Phenylketonurics. As there is no sugar in this soft drink … Continue reading

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