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    Preservatives Ascorbic acid is a form of vitamin C and is used as an antioxidant preservative. Ascorbic acid and its salt such as calcium ascorbate are added to food to slow down the oxidation reaction, which, for example, causes browning of newly-cut apples. Increased acidity caused by the addition of vitamin C addition, helps to prevent microbial growth and therefore preserves the freshness of the product. Provided there is good manufacturing practice, the amount of ascorbic acid that can be added to food is unrestricted. Citric acid and its usage as food preservative is similar to that of ascorbic acid. Beside enhancing flavor and adding acidity to adverse microbial growth, it can also serve as an emulsifying agent. These two compounds can be found in natural foods such as fruits and vegetables; however, since they are unstable if exposed to high heat, these two chemicals are often added even though the cooked filling is made from fruits that already contain these substances. There is no restricted amount of citric acid…

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    increased the need of extending shelf life of foods. Different natural and chemical substances called food preservatives are being used to increase the shelf life of food which prevents microbial growth and deterioration of food. Besides the usefulness of food preservatives these preservatives also have several negative effects on human health. Since the past century the production and consumption of processed food has increased tremendously. Almost every processed…

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    Food Preservatives In Food

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    require for survival. Humans consume a notable amount of food on a daily basis to keep the body active, to supply energy for everyday activities and to satisfy cravings, but does men know what are put in their food? Have you ever wondered how food stay on supermarket shelves for a very long period of time without getting rotten? The answer to that is food preservatives. Food preservatives are added to food for many reasons including the preservation of food, to improve or maintain appearance, to…

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    ingredients you wouldn’t expect? Do you wonder how food lasts so long? Both of these are done through food additives. They add nutrition, preserve the product, maintain consistency, and retain flavor and color. But they are also mostly artificial. Before the 1800’s, people would mostly grow and process their food by themselves. It wasn’t until after the civil war that the majority of people started working in factories and needed food grown and processed elsewhere. This led to food needing to…

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    for long term storage means it contains a ton of preservatives. I think I should talk a little bit about preservatives because we all know what they are, but we have not been taught properly exactly what they do to our bodies. Preservatives can have some pretty abominable effects on the body such as causing heart damage, causing cancer, breathing difficulties, behavioral changes, etc. Convenience foods would not be able to survive transit from the factory to the grocery store and into our homes…

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    Denes Dog Food

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    low in fat creating easily digestible food for your dog. It's free from artificial colours, flavourings and preservatives. Especially good for dogs prone to digestive problems. Denes Dog Food Biscuits Denes Biscuits are brilliant as a treat for all dogs. They can also serve as an addition to the Denes Canned Food range. Full of herbs to promote better health and maintaining a optimum working body. It's high in protein and low in fat creating easily digestible food for your dog. It's free from…

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    Preservative can help food last longer without contaminating it with food borne illnesses. Being designed to slow down the ripening process, it allows food to last longer, so the minimizing of food being thrown out for going bad. Regardless of the purpose, preservatives can cause several serious health risks, such as cancer. Preservatives used to stabilize certain cosmetics and/or foods contains fat that can cause tumors in the brains. Nitrosames (R1N(-R2)-N=O), including nitrates and nitrites,…

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    Essay On Hot Sauce

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    the spices in Valentina Hot Sauce are not named, they most likely include garlic and cumin. Another spice that shows up in Mexican hot sauces is annatto seed. The addition of annatto seed may account for the bright red color of the sauce. Lastly, Valentina Hot Sauce contains sodium benzoate. Sodium benzoate is benzoic acid's sodium salt and is usually used for acidic foods including condiments like hot sauce and sauerkraut. It is also used in sodas. Sodium benzoate is not just a preservative,…

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    emotional needs while fatherhood fulfills the physical needs. However, in Morrison’s mother centered family, motherhood utilizes preservative love (O’Reilly 123). Eva does not concern herself with playing with her children because she cares about preserving them, allowing them to live. While Hannah worries about the emotional aspect of love, Eva fulfills the practical aspect of love. In Sula, Morrison highlights maternal preservative love that enables children to love when economic means prove…

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    The reality of america’s obesity problem is processed food. Processed food is filled with fats, sugars, and preservatives all things that are clinically bad for health. A hamburger can be made with 200 calories easily using lean beef and grilling it, but when companies use salt to preserve it and add fats and sugars to improve taste it 's hard to do that. Michael Hobbes writes a good article, “Why Is Processed Food So Bad for You?” that highlights key points showing what processed food is doing…

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