Lifestyle and environment - Additives

Expert advice on food additives. Which additives are safe and which ones to avoid.

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Label detective: Added-sugar labelling changes on the horizon?

Simpson Grierson food law specialists investigate changes we can expect...

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How to choose stir-in sauces

Quick and easy, with the flavour work done for you,...

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How much sugar in that no-refined-sugar product?

The term ‘no refined sugar’ is a marketing term that...

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Pass on processed food

A study that presented 20 adults with ultra-processed food for...

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Label detective: Chemicals in food

Like it or not, the use of chemicals has become...

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Spotlight on artificial sweeteners

Are artificial sweeteners a sweet deal – or just bad...

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Ask the experts: Artificial sweeteners in fizzy drinks

Q I know too much sugar isn’t good but neither...

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How much sugar in that drink?

It seems like we’ve got some good options for healthier...

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Supermarket sleuth: How to avoid health food traps

If it’s in the health food aisle, it’s healthy, right?...

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Choosing the best kombucha to buy

Dietitian Katrina Pace explains how to make informed choices when...

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Labels help greener food choices

Would knowing the carbon footprint of the food you eat...

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Food detective: Inulin

It’s popping up in all sorts of products. This added...

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Emulsifiers: Friend or foe?

Emulsifiers have been getting a bad rap lately, but have...

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Butter vs spread

Is butter better? Is it time to ditch the spreads?...

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How to choose: Ready meals

Convenient they may be, but how do ready meals stack...

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How much salt is in your kids’ day?

It’s easy for sodium to build up over a day....

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Processed foods: Can they be healthy?

Mention ‘processed foods’ and you probably think of fat or...

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Label detective: Sugar tax

What would it take to bring in a sugary drinks...
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