Macaroni and cheese powder may contain harmful phthalates that have been banned in baby products, but potentially toxic ingredients are also present in other popular food products. Here are some of them.
Public Health July 15, 2017
According to researchers, a common food additive may be negatively affecting the function of the small intestine. Titanium dioxide is found in common food items, such as bread and candy.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2017
Republican Columbia representative Sheila Butt has filed a bill in Tennessee to prohibit low-income families from using their food stamps to buy junk food and processed food items, which can include candy, ice cream and other sweets.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017
When parents buy prepackaged, processed meals, they believe their families really like the ready to eat meals, and not just simply because they lack the time to cook or plan family dinners, according to a new study.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2017
A new study found that eating processed food like bacon, drinking alcoholic drinks and being overweight may increase the risk of stomach cancer. For every 50 grams of processed meat eaten each day, the risk increases by 18 percent.
LIFE April 21, 2016
A sweet nightmare. A study found that half of the calories in an average American diet come from ultra-processed foods. Americans are eating more excess sugars that come from conveniently packaged foods.
LIFE March 10, 2016
A DNA analysis of vegetarian hot dogs revealed 10 percent of their ingredients contain meat. Researchers say the findings are troubling especially for vegetarians who abstain from meat for various reasons.
LIFE October 29, 2015
Hot dogs and sausages may contain undisclosed ingredients. Genomic analysis reveals that some brands even contain unwanted meat and human DNA.
LIFE October 25, 2015
Addicted to pizza? People have long joked about their addiction to certain food and everyone takes it in stride. Researchers found that highly processed foods share common characteristics with abusive drugs.
LIFE October 24, 2015
Gluten-free diets are becoming increasingly popular, but a new report from Consumer Reports suggests health benefits may be minimal.
LIFE November 21, 2014
Trans fats may harm memory, according to a new report from the American Heart Association.
LIFE November 18, 2014