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Carrageenan and the Glutamate Connection
What is carrageenan? Carrageenan is a polysaccharide (complex sugar) extracted from seaweed. It is added to food as a gelling agent and stabilizer. Where does carrageenan come from? Carrageenan is
The 100% Rule
There are not so apparent rounding rules applied to food labeling. Many rushed consumers may think they are buying 100% juice for their kids. Why wouldn’t they? The front of
Reading Labels: “No MSG Added”
The label “No MSG Added” has become meaningless to the consumer. Such a label does not mean MSG or free glutamate is not in the final product. Even products that
My New Lab Bench Is My Kitchen
As my scientific career advanced over the years, I found myself getting further from the lab bench where I practiced the art of science in experimentation. My exposure to science
Video On How To Get Started On Healthy Smoothies
Learn how to increase the healthy vegetables and variety in your diet by watching this video.
Are we really human?
We are only 10% human. When put like that, I get a new perspective on the meaning of life. The genetic material defining who we are is made up from