November 28, 2014

food additives


  • Antibiotics and Hormones in Food

    Antibiotics and Hormones in Food

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Antibiotics are widely used in conventional livestock production to increase growth and prevent illness in cattle, while growth hormones are used on some industrial dairy farms to increase milk production. Neither can be used in organic products.

  • Phosphorus: Friend or Foe?

    Phosphorus: Friend or Foe?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    You probably know that consuming too much saturated fat, trans fat and sodium increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. But what about phosphorus, which is found in a wide variety of foods, both whole and processed?

  • Processed Fruit Products
    Wellness Tip

    Processed Fruit Products

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Don’t assume that processed fruit products are healthful just because the packages display images of fresh fruit and the claim "made with real fruit."