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Some alternative ‘milk’ products are startlingly low on nutrition and many are packed with additives despite their ‘natural’ tag. Iryna Yeroshko/Flickr

Milking the market: are you pouring additives on your cereal?

There’s a milk revolution going on in supermarkets and it’s showing no sign of retreat. Where formerly we might have had a simple choice between cow milk and soy milk, with a few other niche products available…
Improving diet can improve mental health outcomes, the study found. Flickr/PinkStock Photos!

Poor diet linked to teen mental health problems

Adolescents who eat unhealthily are more likely to develop mental health problems than those with good diets, a new study…
Colouring makes food eye-catching but such chemicals could be affecting attention and activity. wwarby/Flickr

Cocktail of chemicals: the health impact of additives in processed foods

A growing body of evidence is focusing attention on the dangers posed by the myriad chemicals in our food. Although certainty around the precise impact of these chemicals is some way off, what we do know…

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