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Most Risky Food in America

Most Risky Food in America

[ 1 ] April 1, 2011 |

DyeDiet Food Risk Overview It has been two months since the DyeDiet started publication of its concept and analysis of health risks associated with consumption of food and food additives. So far 28 popular brands of food and soft drinks from 8 food categories were discussed in terms of food risks so to help American consumers to make more informed, less […]

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Food Safety Risk Explanation

Food Safety Risk Explanation

[ 4 ] March 28, 2011 |

How YOU and YOUR children may benefit: Understanding the DyeDiet Food Safety Risk concept gives you a gauge which helps you to indentify and avoid chemical hazards in your and your child’s diet. When you feel that you can rely on the DyeDiet analysis you may choose not to try solving the puzzles of ingredients […]

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Lucky Charms vs Cheerios

Lucky Charms vs Cheerios

[ 13 ] March 27, 2011 |

Watch for sneaky food dyes Most of us see cereal grains as a healthy food and this is about right. Indeed, “in their natural form (as in whole grain), they are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, oils, and protein. However, when refined by the removal of the bran and germ, the remaining […]

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Candy Health Risks

Candy Health Risks

[ 0 ] March 23, 2011 |

Fruit Candy Do our children take health risks when they eat candies loaded with food additives and food dyes? Unfortunately, yes. Candy is a special topic because they are designed first and foremost to catch attention of our children so that they encourage us into a buying spree. The food manufacturer’s equation for success looks like this: candy food […]

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Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

[ 4 ] March 17, 2011 |

St. Patrick’s Day special food risks I have already had posted an article on Lofthouse cookies for St. Valentine’s Day. At that time the frosted sugar cookies looked rose, now they are green, of course, but both Nutrition Facts and the long lists of forty two ingredients are essentially identical. First I assumed that to paint […]

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COCA-COLA Zero, Diet and Classic

COCA-COLA Zero, Diet and Classic

[ 28 ] March 7, 2011 |

Real Taste of food additives Have you ever felt a craving for soda? CNN Health reported the other day that diet soda can be addictive. Moreover, recent research in rats showed that “eating sweet non-caloric substances may degrade” the ability to predict caloric contents of the food, “leading to increased food intake and diminished energy expenditure” (A […]

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Frosted Sugar Cookies

Frosted Sugar Cookies

[ 3 ] March 2, 2011 |

The dye diet of Valentine’s Day This is my Valentine’s Day special report for you. Food manufacturers love holidays for a different reason: they take the opportunity of profiting from massive sales of their dye-colored cupcakes, pies and cookies. At least nothing misleading you can see on the Lofthouse pack of Frosted Sugar Cookies. Thanks […]

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TWIZZLERS Rainbow twists

TWIZZLERS Rainbow twists

[ 13 ] March 2, 2011 |

Rainbow of risks I was not really planning another post about Twizzlers (see previous Twizzlers: Strawberry twists). But after seeing how misleading the Twizzlers Rainbow label is I could not afford to wait to report to you about it. When Twizzlers Strawberry misleads us only once, Twizzlers Rainbow does this six times! Yes, you can […]

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TWIZZLERS Strawberry twists

TWIZZLERS Strawberry twists

[ 15 ] March 2, 2011 |

Twisted story Most likely you know what Twizzlers is, don’t you? Of course, it is a popular brand of fruit-flavored candy in the United States and Canada, often called a “licorice candy”. On the container it reads: Low Fat Snack. TWIZZLERS Twists.  Strawberry artificially flavored. Net WT 16 oz (1 LB) 453 g Seems harmless, […]

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