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Additives in your food
Antonio Gomez, RDN, Nutritionist at Wholefort Industries have been using food additives for many years. Recently, a pair of additives have caught our attention, and its origins may surprise you. One of the main functions of natural additives is to extend the shelf life of food products significantly. Without additives, products would spoil faster than expected, and food mass-production industries will lose a lot of money. Nutritionally, additives have no beneficial nutritional value. Today, more than 3000 natural and artificial additives are available in the market, not only altering preservation, but flavor-enhancing, color-enhancing, and even appearance with the advent of...