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How to Avoid Processed Foods?

Posted by healtheo360 on Sep 4, 2014 2:49:39 PM

Processed foods are foods that have been chemically processed—made from refined and artificial ingredients. Such foods can be found in your local supermarkets displayed as cans or boxes that are loaded with added sugar and high fructose corn syrup.

Although processed foods are made to taste good and some people can get addicted to them, processed foods are bad for your health. Large amounts of sugar and saturated fat can slow down the metabolism and cause high cholesterol and lead to fat accumulation.

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Artificial Food Coloring: Making Consumers Red with Anger

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 17, 2014 12:04:16 PM

With the growing popularity of all-natural and organic foods, it’s no surprise that artificial food coloring has come under major scrutiny.  There is a large amount of anecdotal evidence of the effects of food dyes in children’s behavior and well as fear of other chronic illnesses.  The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) started petitioning the FDA in 2008 to review the current standards for artificial food coloring.  The FDA is now requesting that a panel of experts review the evidence and make policy recommendations on artificial food coloring use.

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