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5 Common Food Additives You Should Know More About

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Soy Lecithin, a commonly used food additive, can be found in such items as frozen desserts. Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, johnnystiletto

A recent NY times piece, “Always Hungry? Here’s Why,” caught our eye because of the themes we don’t see as frequently in the popular health, nutrition, and fitness conversations. The opinion piece featured JAMA studies that support the hypothesis that Americans have confused cause and effect when it comes to diet and obesity. “What if it’s not overeating that causes us to get fat, but the process of getting fatter that causes us to overeat?” Continue reading

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