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Food additive found in candy and gum reduces digestive function

Titanium oxide (TiO2) is a common food additive that is generally recognized as safe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The compound is an inert and insoluble material that is commonly used for white pigmentation in food, cosmetics, personal care products and common household items. In food industry, titanium dioxide is used in certain […]

Artificial sweeteners boost blood glucose levels

If you’re trying to reduce the sugar and calories in your diet, you may be turning to artificial sweeteners or other sugar substitutes. You aren’t alone. Artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes are big industries now – anywhere you turn, you will find snacks, beverages and food marketed as “sugar-free” or “diet.” In recent years, […]

Five Best Probiotic Foods For A Healthy Gut

Guest post by Beatrice Potter Probiotic foods are any foods that contain probiotics, which are ‘healthy’ bacteria. You may not have ever thought of bacteria being healthy before, since most people only think of pathogenic, ‘bad’ bacteria when they hear that word. However, having probiotics is vital to your body, since it needs a balance […]