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Entries Tagged as 'food additives'

Quit "Real-Washing" my Clean Eating!

January 10th, 2013 · 51 Comments · Food for Thought

The world of food is a tricky thing. Sometimes I envy our distant, distant ancestors who only had to worry about two things: 1. Can I eat this? or 2. Will it kill me? Every so often somebody taught everyone else the answer to question two by keeling over after eating a poisonous mushroom, but […]

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Artificial Colors: The Final Update

April 12th, 2012 · 30 Comments · Special Situations

I let both kids have a jelly bean – before supper! – as we gathered at my in-laws’ for Easter dinner on Saturday. Leah was just excited to have a candy, period, because she always is and loves her sweets. Paul  understood the full weight of the treat: “But they have artificial colors, don’t they, […]

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I’m so Mad I’m Turning RED (no. 5)

March 30th, 2012 · 118 Comments · Science of Nutrition, Special Situations

I have a renewed, deep distaste for the food processing industry. I’ve been getting many, many comments from readers on previous posts about food dyes, and the more I learn, the more I get sick about what our country, big business, and the assenting families who purchase junk and don’t know any better are allowing […]

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Monday Mission: Avoid Artificial Food Dyes and Colorings

February 20th, 2012 · 42 Comments · Monday Missions

Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to avoid artificial food dyes and colorings in food and personal products. Maybe for a day, maybe a week, maybe all 40 days of Lent, like our family has pledged to do. You might drag your kids into the experiment or just do it yourself. I find […]

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I embrace butter. I make homemade yogurt. I eat traditional real food – plants and animals that God created, not products of plants where food scientists work. Here at Kitchen Stewardship, I share how I strive to be a good steward of my family's nutrition, the environment, and our budget, all without spending every second in the kitchen. Learn more about the mission of KS here.