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Growing older – or not

Remember your last class reunion? Why is it that some of your peers look 10 years older than you but some look 10 years younger? One of the factors, according to researchers, is environmental differences from one person to the … Continue reading

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Caffeine buzz

Decaffeinated coffee is here for people that enjoy the taste of coffee, but don’t want the extra caffeine. Keep in mind that there are several different processes used to remove caffeine from coffee and some of them aren’t very nice. … Continue reading

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Yet another bad food additive

Sodium benzoate is a food additive used to preserve foods and drinks. Many studies, including a damning 2007 Lancet study, link sodium benzoate with increased hyperactivity. Did you know that sodium benzoate in soft drinks or other food with added … Continue reading

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Deadly food additive sodium benzoate

ALL POINTS BULLETIN: Be on the lookout for Sodium Benzoate. KNOWN HANGOUTS: Sodium Benzoate lurks around in soft drinks, energy drinks and processed foods. This armed and dangerous “preservative salt” is made by mixing sodium hydroxide and benzoic acid. Sodium … Continue reading

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