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Food ingredients under the microscope

Food ingredients under the microscope At least one additive a preservative called propionate could be linked to diabetes and obesity. Scientists are giving food additives and other ingredients more scrutiny these days, thanks to new technology that allows them to get an up-close view of how individual molecules affect the body. And they are already discovering some surprising information that could change what you put on your plate in the future.…

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