Last month, the journal Pediatrics came out with a study of how common, FDA-approved food additives threaten children’s health. The results were grim, underscoring the fact that the United States is woefully behind much of the world in regulating toxic ingredients like phthalates, artificial colors, and preservatives like nitrates and nitrites…and how the development of our children’s endocrine, nervous, and reproductive systems are at stake.
Garbage in, garbage out
Sadly, many corporations add petrochemicals to secure longer shelf life and transportability, regardless of the fact that foods (especially foods for children) should be healthy and nutritious. Our bodies have