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Can chewing gum kill you? Common food additive could lead to colorectal cancer

Scientists can’t prove titanium dioxide is dangerous and they can’t prove it’s safe — but this common food whitener is almost impossible to avoid, and manufacturers aren’t required to list it as an ingredient. Titanium dioxide is behind the sheen on sweets and the bleach-white colour of toothpastes and chewing gums, but new research shows… Read More »

Medical News Today: Has fast food become worse for our health in the past 30 years?

Filled with empty calories and ultra-processed, fast food may increase the risk of obesity and cancer. While fast-food chains have ostensibly been trying to offer more healthful options, a new study finds that the health impact of their menus has not improved — to the contrary, in fact. Fast food may now be worse for… Read More »

The treat trap: How food giants invented the perfect formula to keep you addicted to snacks

Many chocolates have the perfect mix of sugar, fat and salt to keep us coming back for more Some yoghurts have as much sugar per serving as ice cream The treat trap: How food giants invented the perfect formula to keep you addicted to snacks Independent.ie Barely a week goes by without an alarming statistic… Read More »