Lookin’ for adventure? Head out on the highway. It’s a common theme of summer as families and friends eagerly hit the road. For some, the drive is only a couple ...
“I’d like your thoughts on if carrageenan is safe. My understanding is that it has been shown to be harmful in studies on animals and in very high concentrations, but hasn’t been shown to be harmful in more reasonable amounts in adults. Thinking about adding it to home-made ice cream. http://modernistcuisine.com/…/cooking-with-syllables…/”, says Enlightened Eater […]
Candy is still candy- no matter what colour it is While some candy companies are ignoring the research on artificial food colours, others, like the Dare Foods, are using parental concerns to healthwash their products. It’s not the first time I’ve written about Dare and their attempts to healthwash their candy (RealFruit Gummies Mango with […]
Exploring the world of brilliant colours can indeed be creative fun for children. Eating these colours, though, is another matter entirely. Science is showing that, for a vulnerable group of children, artificial food colours are linked to various adverse effects including hyperactivity. When you look back at the history of food, the popularity of artificial […]
If you love avocados as I do, you likely want to enjoy them regularly. But here’s the problem: if you stick to portions such as a quarter of an avocado, you want to be able to store them without their turning into brown fruits (which aren’t so appetizing). You’ve likely tried all kinds of […]
Why does it seem as though our governments prefer to opt for the financial health of food companies and restaurants over the physical health of its citizens? We’ve seen it happen repeatedly with the federal government in Ottawa as over and over again they have rejected the opinions of the experts on key issues such […]