Food Additives Linked To Hyperactivity In Children, Study Shows

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A study by researchers at the University of Southampton has shown evidence of increased levels of hyperactivity in young children consuming mixtures of some artificial food colours and the preservative sodium benzoate. The possibility of food colours and preservatives affecting children’s behaviour has long been an unresolved question for parents. This significant new research by […]

Phthalate compounds contaminating your glass of wine?

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We all know what risks our favourite wines and spirits pose to our health but now scientists reveal that the packaging of these drinks may be just as damaging. Is it time to leave that extra bottle of red on the supermarket shelf? Phthalate compounds are extremely widespread in our environment and are present in […]

Salt vs Sea Salt – Not All Salt Is Created Equal

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A quick glance at the ingredients label on most salts might surprise you! Many salts contain anti-caking agents and even dextrose (sugar). Others have been heat processed and stripped of their natural trace minerals. Did you know that most salt could technically be considered sea salt? Some salt is harvested from current oceans, some from […]