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The Sweet and Sticky Science of Sugar

3 Dec 2021

Sugar is sweet and sticky.  That’s a fact.  In fact, during the reign of Edward the Confessor in the early eleventh century, "ale tasters" were employed to check on the work of brewers.  They would...

Food Additives and Hyperactivity

20 Mar 2017

Apples are not artificially colored. Neither are tomatoes, blueberries, green peppers, carrots or spinach. Whole grain bread is not dyed. There are no colorants in grape juice or milk. And these...

Colourful thoughts

20 Mar 2017

I am no alarmist when it comes to "artificial chemicals" used in food or cosmetic production. But I do question the use of colourants because they have no function other than changing the...

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