Processed foods like margarine, bacon, granola bars, dried fruits, instant noodles and microwave popcorn may be convenient, but as you know, they're very bad for your health.
Not only do processed food pack large amounts of hidden fats, sodium and sugar, which are always bad news, a recent study published in the journal Cancer Research has even linked processed foods to colon cancer - a leading... ››› more
Here's a scary fact - more than 3,000 colours, flavourings, preservatives and other ingredients are added to food. And this doesn't even include the additives from the packaging, such as phthalates, bisphenol-A (BPA) and bisphenol-S (BPS)!
What's even scarier is that they don't undergo testing for hormone-disrupting activity, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Don't you find that cr... ››› more
You already know that you shouldn't be packing soft drinks, sweet and cakes in your child's lunchbox because these food products are packed with lots of harmful sugar rather than essential nutrients and natural energy.
And here's yet another reason not to pack these sweet treats - according to a British study, drinks, sweets and cakes are brimming with food additives which can contribute to hyp... ››› more
It turns out that eating processed foods like packaged bread, margarine and ice cream are bad for more than just your waistline! According to a recent American study published in the journal Nature, the additives in these foods can also heighten your risk of Crohn's disease, metabolic syndrome and ulcerative colitis.
What's more, developing one of these three health conditions will increase you... ››› more
When you're trying to improve your health and prevent disease, you know you have to eat healthy foods.
But there's an even bigger reason to do that than just keeping your health in check.
New research shows that eating certain foods can mess with you gut bacteria. And when they don't work efficiently, you're risk of developing deadly diseases shoots up.
Here's what the research says…... ››› more
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