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Consumer's Guide to Toxic Food Additives

by Linda Bonvie and Bill Bonvie

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PUBLISHED: 3rd March 2020
ISBN: 9781510753761
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Recognize, identify, and eliminate from your diet the most harmful ingredients, such as high fructose corn syrup, aluminum, carrageenan, and more, that you never knew you consumed every day! These days, the food on our tables is a far cry from what our grandparents ate. While it may look and taste the same and is often marketed under familiar bran
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  • Paperback
    $26.27
PUBLISHED: 3rd March 2020
ISBN: 9781510753761
ANNOTATION:
Recognize, identify, and eliminate from your diet the most harmful ingredients, such as high fructose corn syrup, aluminum, carrageenan, and more, that you never knew you consumed every day! These days, the food on our tables is a far cry from what our grandparents ate. While it may look and taste the same and is often marketed under familiar bran

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Recognize, identify, and eliminate from your diet the most harmful ingredients, such as high fructose corn syrup, aluminum, carrageenan, and more, that you never knew you consumed every day! These days, the food on our tables is a far cry from what our grandparents ate. While it may look and taste the same and is often marketed under familiar bran

Publisher Description

Recognize, identify, and eliminate from your diet the most harmful ingredients, such as high fructose corn syrup, aluminum, carrageenan, and more, that you never knew you consumed every day! These days, the food on our tables is a far cry from what our grandparents ate. While it may look and taste the same and is often marketed under familiar brand names, our food has slowly but surely morphed into something entirely different--and a lot less benign.

Ever wondered how bread manages to stay "fresh" on store shelves for so long? How do brightly colored cereals get those vibrant hues? Are artificial sweeteners really a healthy substitute for sugar? Whether you're an experienced label reader or just starting to question what's on your plate, A Consumer's Guide to Toxic Food Additives helps you cut through the fog of information overload. With current, updated research, A Consumer's Guide to Toxic Food Additives identifies thirteen of the most worrisome ingredients you might be eating and drinking every day. Learn about:

  • The commonly used flavor enhancers you should avoid at all costs
  • Two synthetic sweeteners that are wreaking havoc on the health of Americans in ways ordinary sugar does not
  • Artificial colors and preservatives in your child's diet and how they have been linked directly to ADHD
  • The "hidden" ingredients in most processed foods that were declared safe to consume without ever really being researched
  • The hazardous industrial waste product that's in your food and beverages
  • The toxic metal found in processed foods that has been linked to Alzheimer's
  • The invisible meat and seafood ingredient that's more dangerous than "Pink Slime"

    In a toxic world, educate yourself, change what you and your family eat, and avoid these poisons that are the known causes of our most prevalent health problems.

Author Biography

Linda and Bill Bonvie are journalists who have spent more than two decades writing about food safety and environmental issues for magazines and newspapers, as coauthors of books (Chemical-Free Kids and Chemical-free Kids: The Organic Sequel), and as bloggers at FoodIdentityTheft.com, sponsored by Citizens for Health. They live in New Jersey. James S. Turner is a Washington, DC, based attorney and board chairman of the nonprofit Citizens for health. He has represented businesses, individuals, and consumer groups in a wide variety or regulatory matters involving food, drugs, health, the environment, and public safety. His landmark book, The Chemical Feast, was credited with helping launch the consumer-protection movement.

Long Description

Recognize, identify, and eliminate from your diet the most harmful ingredients, such as high fructose corn syrup, aluminum, carrageenan, and more, that you never knew you consumed every day! These days, the food on our tables is a far cry from what our grandparents ate. While it may look and taste the same and is often marketed under familiar brand names, our food has slowly but surely morphed into something entirely different--and a lot less benign. Ever wondered how bread manages to stay "fresh" on store shelves for so long? How do brightly colored cereals get those vibrant hues? Are artificial sweeteners really a healthy substitute for sugar? Whether you're an experienced label reader or just starting to question what's on your plate, A Consumer's Guide to Toxic Food Additives helps you cut through the fog of information overload. With current, updated research, A Consumer's Guide to Toxic Food Additives identifies thirteen of the most worrisome ingredients you might be eating and drinking every day. Learn about: - The commonly used flavor enhancers you should avoid at all costs - Two synthetic sweeteners that are wreaking havoc on the health of Americans in ways ordinary sugar does not - Artificial colors and preservatives in your child's diet and how they have been linked directly to ADHD - The "hidden" ingredients in most processed foods that were declared safe to consume without ever really being researched - The hazardous industrial waste product that's in your food and beverages - The toxic metal found in processed foods that has been linked to Alzheimer's - The invisible meat and seafood ingredient that's more dangerous than "Pink Slime" In a toxic world, educate yourself, change what you and your family eat, and avoid these poisons that are the known causes of our most prevalent health problems.

Product Details

Author
Linda Bonvie, Bill Bonvie
Pages
200
Publisher
Skyhorse Publishing
Year
2020
ISBN-10
1510753761
ISBN-13
9781510753761
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2020-03-03
Subtitle
How to Avoid Synthetic Sweeteners, Artificial Colors, Msg, and More
Country of Publication
United States
Short Title
A Consumer's Guide to Toxic Food Additives
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade