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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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Asthma, hyperactivity and the food colours which cause them

Recent research in the UK points to six artificial food colours which are linked to asthma and hyperactivity in children. Those artificial food additives are: sunset yellow (E110) quinoline yellow (E104) carmoisine (E122) allura red (E129) tartrazine (E102) ponceau 4R … Continue reading

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Remembering preservatives that trigger asthma

Asthma is listed as a potential side effect for preservatives in the range E200-E228 according to the Chemical Maze. I find this an easy fact to keep in mind when supermarket shopping and bypassing anything likely to cause wheezing is … Continue reading

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Asthma and diet in children – Links proven in new research

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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An asthmatic child benefits greatly from the removal of fast food in the diet. A ten year international study (ISAAC 2010) that tracked 50,000 children (aged 8-12 years) across 20 countries has shown fast food burgers increase the risk of … Continue reading

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