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When You Find Out What is in McDonalds French Fries, You Will Be Disgusted!

The fact that there are more than 10 ingredients in McDonald’s fries should be reason enough to stay away from them. How many ingredients do you really need to make fries? Grant Imahara from the super-awesome science show Mythbusters made the startling discovery when he visited a McDonald’s fry factory and reverse-engineered the fries to

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Most breads contain human hair sourced from China

Do you really know what’s in your food? If you take time to read the label on your loaf of bread, you’ll usually see L-cysteine listed there as an ingredient. L-cysteine is a non-essential amino acid added to many baked goods as a dough conditioner in order to speed industrial processing. While it’s not typically found in

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Everything you flush down the toilet ends up in your food: Here Is How

What is biosludge? Biosludge (which conjures up visuals most people would probably rather never have to think about), is what’s left over after you flush the toilet and the “proceeds” settle at a wastewater treatment plant. This sludge is then minimally treated and given a brand-new name: biosolids. Biosolids are then sold as organic fertilizer

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Manuka honey kills more bacteria than all available antibiotics

Not all honey is created equal. While the benefits of raw, unprocessed honey have been well-documented over the centuries, Australian researchers have found one type of honey, called Manuka honey, to be better than all known antibiotics. Manuka honey is produced by bees that forage on the nectar of Leptospermum Scoparium, or New Zealand’s Manuka

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