Someone bought me bocconcini and the ingredients are "pasteurized milk, microbial enzyme, bacterial culture. Packaged in water with potassium sorbate" I know pasteurized milk and milk is bad yadda yadda, but can I make it somewhat better by... (more)
I know there are so many different types of preservatives (sodium benzoate, citric acid, potassium chloride, insert other science-lab-sounding-name here). Are there any I should specifically be avoiding/consuming only in very small quantities? Are... (more)
No idea bout SB, but I'm 100% sure I react negatively to Sodium Metabisulfite. I purchased some coconut milk with it by accident, consumed it and experienced what felt like the 2nd worst nausea I ever felt. I just felt like I was smacked with the... (more)
Are there preservatives in pasta and/or rice noodles which prevent the product from going bad? Think about it: rice or wheat is harvested. Sometimes dried in a very disgusting... (more)
When the moisture is removed, it isn't a hospitable environment for the bacteria. Get them wet and they'll go bad.
I love ham. LOVE it. The question is: Where does Ham fall into the Paleo spectrum? Obviously cured meat is a benefit to society as a whole, and I would personally have zero problems with artisanal high end hams. Right now I treat most ham as... (more)
I am not generally a fan of Dr Oz. But my wife watches all the time and recorded a 12 min piece on Alzheimer's. Dr Oz had a medical researcher from Rhode Island Hospital Dr. Suzanne de la Monte and current surgeon general of the US as... (more)
Specifically, what ingredients, additives or process changes glorious meat into carcinogenic junk food? Nitrates/Nitrites are in contention(veggies have them too) but please chime in on them too, I'm not convinced of their safety... (more)