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Health News-Food Dyes- March 30,2011

Today the Food and Drug Advisory committee is beginning their research on the behavioral affects that food dyes have on kids. This investigation came as a result of  the mounting evidence that food coloring has negative affects on children’s behavior and attention span.

Could it be that sugary processed foods have been solely blamed for kids being hyperactive, when in actuality it is the combination of white sugar and artificial food dyes that are making kids bounce off the walls?
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Mar
16

China and Europe Ban BPA – Avoid All Plastic, Even “BPA Free!”

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Wednesday March 15, 2010- This weekend the Shanghai Daily reported news that BPA, otherwise known as Bis-phenol A, is now banned from in anything that children could either drink out of, or eat from. According to a recent article in the Mother Nature Network, last week a European ban on BPA went into effect when the EU joined other countries such as Canada and the United Arab Emirates in banning BPA from children’s products.

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Oct
05

Health Benefits of Carob

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Carob chips and carob powder are wonderful to use in healthy baking. They can be used instead of chocolate and/or a combination of chocolate. In being a mommy of a two year old and a three year old,  I have the natural desire to want to bake sweet treats for my little pumpkins, but I have NO desire to give them sugary chocolate that is unhealthy for them and carob is a wonderful, healthy alternative.

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