Harmful or Harmless: Guar Gum, Locust Bean Gum, and More
Guar gum and various other gums are added to a lot of processed foods. Keep reading to find out about these different gums and how they affect your health.
Harmful or Harmless: Xanthan Gum
Xanthan gum is an additive often included in gluten-free baked goods. While opting for gluten-free is healthy, are there adverse effects to xanthan gum?
Harmful or Harmless: Carrageenan
Carrageenan, an additive commonly found in non-dairy milks such as almond milk and coconut milk, may have an adverse affect on health. Read on for details.
Harmful or Harmless: Soy Lecithin
Soy lecithin is a common emulsifier used in many many foods. With soy in the name, you might think you need to avoid it. But is it as bad as you think?
Magnesium Stearate: 6 Supposed Dangers That Need Attention to Determine if It Is Harmful or Harmless
Even on a Paleo diet, it can be hard to avoid some fillers, thickeners, and additives—like magnesium stearate. Find out what magnesium stearate is and learn whether it’s harmful.