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Salmon with Genetically Engineered Label

Genetically modified salmon, the first GE animal designed for human consumption is destined for the U.S. markets

  At the end of 2012, while Americans were transfixed on the best Christmas deals and “fiscal cliff” negotiations, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its draft environmental assessment of a genetically modified salmon, carrying this man-made animal one step closer to your local fish counters. This genetically modified salmon is an Atlantic salmon […]

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Sugar or stevia what is it going to be?

Top 5 Natural Alternatives to Processed Sugars

Let’s be realistic! No matter how healthy we are trying to eat, eventually we all want something sweet. So when you do decide to make dessert at home, what sweetener should you reach for? What should you put in your coffee or tea? And how bad are processed fructose sweeteners for your health when compared […]

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Hersheys Candy Food Label Ingredients

Decoding Ingredients on Processed Food Labels

The food industry in United States is legally using more than 3,000 food additives (preservatives, flavorings, colors and other ingredients). The good news is that most of them are disclosed on the food labels. Below are some examples of the most medically questionable and harmful additives in everyday foods that you should avoid entirely if […]

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Food Label Claims

Being fooled at the supermarket? 20 Claims on Food Labels Exposed!

Nowadays a trip to the supermarket can mislead even the smartest shoppers. Food manufacturers toss around buzzwords like “100% Natural”, “Made With Real Fruit”, “0g Trans Fat“, “Immune Support”, “No High Fructose Corn Syrup” or “No Artificial Flavors” on their food labels as a clever way of making not-so-healthy items remind you of something that […]

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Fructose Tables and Charts article cover

Fructose in Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts, Seeds, Legumes and Grains

The average person eats an estimate of 70 grams of fructose per day which is triple the recommended daily limit. Most of it comes from “hidden” sources of fructose such as processed foods and soft drinks. But even if you remove these processed foods from your diet, you can still easily go over the recommended […]

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Sugar Containing Foods

Toxic Sugar: The Dangers of Added Sugar and Sugar Derivatives

It wasn’t until I first gave up added sugar back in October 2010 when I came to realize how toxic sugar was and that my health was falling apart. I was addicted to sugar! That was the first time in my life when I had an excruciating headache that lasted for more than a week, […]

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