ecosavvyrebel:

pears-and-pilates: 5 Food Additives To Avoid
Nitrites Summer is peak season for grilling up hot dogs, but their bright-red color is compliments of nitrites, which have been linked to cancer. You can also find this additive in bacon, cured meats, sausage, ham and smoked fish. Olestra Although this fat substitute found in chips tastes like the real deal, you’ll feel the unpleasant results after eating a few too many. Artificial Sweeteners Why fill your body with chemicals when there are so many other natural ways to sweeten your food? The artificial sweetener debate is a controversial one — where do you stand? Sulfites Sulfites are best known for their ability to preserve wine as it ages. Although considered “mostly” safe, sensitivities to this additive can develop at any age, and can vary from itchy skin to not being able to breathe. Artificial Food Coloring The colors that make junk foods visually appealing have been linked to cancer, allergic reactions and hyperactivity in children. Many of these artificial colors are found in high-calorie processed foods that contain few nutrients. Is this really what you want to be putting in your body?

ecosavvyrebel:

pears-and-pilates5 Food Additives To Avoid

Nitrites
Summer is peak season for grilling up hot dogs, but their bright-red color is compliments of nitrites, which have been linked to cancer. You can also find this additive in bacon, cured meats, sausage, ham and smoked fish.

Olestra
Although this fat substitute found in chips tastes like the real deal, you’ll feel the unpleasant results after eating a few too many.

Artificial Sweeteners
Why fill your body with chemicals when there are so many other natural ways to sweeten your food? The artificial sweetener debate is a controversial one — where do you stand?

Sulfites
Sulfites are best known for their ability to preserve wine as it ages. Although considered “mostly” safe, sensitivities to this additive can develop at any age, and can vary from itchy skin to not being able to breathe.

Artificial Food Coloring
The colors that make junk foods visually appealing have been linked to cancer, allergic reactions and hyperactivity in children. Many of these artificial colors are found in high-calorie processed foods that contain few nutrients. Is this really what you want to be putting in your body?

(Source: in-frame, via vegan-world)

cartoonpolitics:

"Do you train for passing tests or do you train for creative inquiry ?" .. (Noam Chomsky)

cartoonpolitics:

"Do you train for passing tests or do you train for creative inquiry ?" .. (Noam Chomsky)

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ahealthblog:

Quinoa has been considered as a crop for NASA’s Controlled Ecological Life Support System due to its high protein values and unique amino acid composition   
highlyglamorous:

seriously don’t litter in the frick fracking ocean

highlyglamorous:

seriously don’t litter in the frick fracking ocean

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