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Why nitrates and nitrites in processed meats are harmful – but those in vegetables aren’t
What is the short-term impact of sugary drinks in the classroom?
Looking to lose weight? Diet drinks might not be the sweet spot: study
Healthy diets linked to better mental health and wellbeing
Increasing your risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) through processed food
Lab analysis finds near-meat and meat are not nutritionally equivalent
Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Food dyes may cause disease when the immune system is dysregulated, researchers report
Additive used in sweets and cakes not safe: EU watchdog
Titanium dioxide: E171 no longer considered safe when used as a food additive
Titanium Teeth
Unhealthy Foods Aren’t Just Bad For You, They May Also Be Addictive
13 February 2020 - The Guardian - How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
Food additives and sweeteners found to impact gut microbiome diversity
13 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Common foods can help 'landscape' the jungle of our gut microbiome
11 December 2019 - The Conversation - How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
4 December 2019 - The Conversation - Why it can be hard to stop eating even when you’re full: Some foods may be designed that way
19 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could fluoride be bad for your baby during pregnancy?
19 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency will be prevented by adding vitamin D to wheat flour
23 July 2019 - MedicalXpress - New research casts doubts on safety of world's most popular artificial sweetener
20 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Processed foods may hold key to rise in autism
30 May 2019 - BBC - Ultra-processed food linked to early death
21 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Millions of Europeans at risk of chronic digestive diseases, new report reveals
Can this food additive turn our gut bacteria against us?
13 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Common food additive E171 found to affect gut microbiota
European Commission urged to ban food additive E171: ‘Prevention is better than cure’
28 March 2019 - Science Daily - The salt-craving neurons: How the appetite for salt is shaped by a taste for sodium
14 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Diet drinks may be associated with strokes among post-menopausal women
3 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could this widely used food additive cause celiac disease?
3 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - No compelling evidence for health benefits of non-sugar sweeteners
3 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could phosphate additives in foods make you less active?
4 December 2018 - MedicalXpress - High lead levels found in some spices purchased abroad
19 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Adding refined fiber to processed food could have negative health effects
1 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - More bad news for artificial sweetener users
14 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Toxic metal pollution linked with development of autism spectrum disorder
28 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study finds sucralose produces previously unidentified metabolites
30 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Limit low-calorie sodas and drinks, and stick to water instead, researchers advise
23 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Food additives a toxic mix for kids
Neuroscience News - How the Brain Controls Food Cravings
18 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes
1 June 2018 - The Conversation - Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut
23 April 2018 - The Conversation - Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes and obesity
22 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Why zero-calorie sweeteners can still lead to diabetes, obesity
What is Britain eating? The ultra-processed truth about 10 of our bestselling foods
6 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Soft drinks sugar tax to tackle obesity 'has already had an effect'
Artificial Sweeteners May Make You Fat
15 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Artificial sweetener Splenda could intensify symptoms in those with Crohn's disease
1 December 2017 - BBC News - Welsh and Scottish health ministers call for folic acid in flour
22 November 2017 - The Guardian - Sugar industry withheld research effects of sucrose 50 years ago, study claims