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Food Babe, Vani Hari looking at #food labels.

The Zeit | Your Body, Energy, and Mind Blog

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Have you ever wondered where artificial raspberry, vanilla or strawberry flavor comes from? These are the dried anal/perineal glands of the beaver. They contain castoreum — a food additive usually listed as ‘natural flavoring’ in the ingredient list. Castoreum is the exudate from the castor sacs of the mature North American Beaver, it is a yellowish secretion in combination with the beaver’s urine, used during scent #marking of territory.

Fast food is the 'unhealthy choice', McDonald's tells its own #staff

The A to Z guide of the food industry's most evil ingredients by The Health Ranger

"Should we eat meat? Yes, yes we should. I would choose ethically, naturally-raised red meat over omega-6 and phytate-filled items like whole grains and chicken, which promote systemic inflammation and reduce micronutrient absorption, any day. I'd love to see the studies that support the idea that fish eaters were less #healthy than lacto-ovo vegetarians as well as understand why eggs are once again being vilified."

Some Food For Thought: Transforming Our Global Food System - Forbes

Add for Provamel -- soy, almond, rice etc. milk alternative.

Through the years, space #science and #technology have helped us confront very down-to-earth problems, producing solutions that are transforming our approach to climate change, food security, global health, humanitarian assistance and more.

Our Unsafe Food Supply Is Killing Us - Legislation has been drafted giving the FDA authority to help prevent foodborne illnesses and deaths. But much of our food supply remains unsafe, with at least 310,000 Americans annually going to early graves from diet-related conditions—and the FDA doesn’t have the clout or will to help to change it. - See more at: www.thedailybeast...