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Food Additives in Processed Foods

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When you read those long lists of ingredients on a processed food label, you may be finding some that do us no favors. Check out the following article about some common ones found in varying amounts that may affect our “friendly” bacteria of the microbiome. Not only are our friendly bacteria affected, but our overall diet may also encourage more harmful species of bacteria to flourish or  contribute to antibiotic resistance, a serious problem.

A previous post HERE discusses the microbiome and its proposed functions that can contribute to our overall health.

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