Tag: food additives

Safe food additives

Food additives refer to substances that are not normally consumed as a food by itself, and not usually characterised as a food ingredient, Generally food additives are used in the preparation of foods for purposes other than their nutritive value, such as food preservation, added flavour, colour or texture enhancement. Some food additives sound scary, […]

5 food additives to avoid

We know that man-made food additives are not good for us, and while avoiding them entirely is not an option for most of us, we can limit our exposure to them. Many food additives are deemed safe based on exposure levels per recommended serving. It is the accumulative levels of food additives that we need to […]