Tag: artificial flavours

Children’s toothpaste – what do you choose?

Posted on 18 January 2012 in Blog by L. Schneider
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The toothpaste section of the supermarket seems to continue to expand, and one area where this is particularly obvious is in the area of children’s toothpaste. I recently compared two brands of children’s toothpaste to see how they differed in … Continue reading

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Yes to spices, no to artificial flavours

Posted on 10 January 2012 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Next time you open a sachet of powdered flavouring to add to noodles, stop and think what else you could use from your pantry. The sachet most likely contains at least one form of MSG and a range of other … Continue reading

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Aspartame is no substitute for sugar

Aspartame is a food additive, a chemical concoction marketed to us as supportive of our mission for health when in actuality it is potentially the most health debilitating additive there is.

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In food labelling, ‘no added’ doesn’t mean none at all

How reassured are you to see the phrase ‘no added sugar’ or ‘no added artificial colours’ on the packaging of a food item in your supermarket? Have you every bought a ‘no added’ product thinking that item was a healthy … 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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Natural flavours still subject to chemical process

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Do you know the difference between a natural flavour and an artificial flavour? Ironically, they are often both made in the same factory and are both the result of complex chemical processes. The ‘natural flavour’ certainly sounds healthier and more … Continue reading

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