Monthly Archives: February 2017

Nutella, Palm Oil, and Cancer

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a warning that palm oil can cause cancer due to contaminates introduced during the high temperatures used in manufacturing. The contaminates, glycidyl fatty acid esters (GE), 3-monochloropropanediol (3-MCPD), and 2-monochloropropanediol (2-MCPD) are … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz-Are you accidentally eating vegetable oils?

1) Do you take vitamins? Yes/No 2) Do you drink fortified milk? Yes/No 3) Do you eat at restaurants or friends houses? Yes/No 4) Do you drink soft drinks or juice? Yes/No 5) Do you accept and eat candy in … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

Valentines day is coming up. I thought it might be a good idea to write about where vegetable oils can show up during the holiday. One of the most iconic of candies associated with valentines day is Sweethearts. At first … Continue reading

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