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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 »

Emulsifiers in Food Linked to Inflammation, Anxiety and Depression

When you eat processed foods, you’re not only being exposed to unhealthy ingredients like high-fructose corn syrup and synthetic fats but also the additives used to create a uniform, shelf-stable product. Emulsifiers, including carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) and polysorbate 80 (P80), are among them, and research suggests they could be leading to inflammation, anxiety and depression in… Read More »