Tag: food additive

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, May 1, 2014

In this week’s news: Peas get ready for their 15 minutes of fame; statins aren’t a get-out-jail-free card; and food shaming is counter-productive (enjoy your cookie, already!). On the “Pulse” of the Food World Ever wonder how they cram so much protein into a Larabar? Sure, the nuts help, but the real power player turnsRead more

Label Decoder: Sodium Nitrite

by in Food Safety, Label Decoder, March 27, 2009

If you think hot dogs, bacon and luncheon meats keep that pink and red hue naturally, think again! These are just a few of the foods that contain a preservative — sodium nitrate — that may be harmful to your health.