Tag: artificial flavours
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 terms of claims and ingredients.Continue reading Children’s toothpaste – what do you choose?
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 additives, artificial colours and flavours you might rather avoid.Continue reading Yes to spices, no to artificial flavours
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.Continue reading Aspartame is no substitute for sugar
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 alternative? At some time, we have all fallen victim to this sneaky advertising ploy.Continue reading In food labelling, ‘no added’ doesn’t mean none at all
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 I can only assume it is used as a sweetener. Would you be able to […]Continue reading Ingredient Listed on Pepsi Max
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 pure but the reality is that it can be just as processed, often with just […]Continue reading Natural flavours still subject to chemical process