The Great Food Experiment

Recently, we (my wife and I) decided to make some changes in our (the family’s) diet. Mostly, we were looking at taking out artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. We found the Fiengold Diet to be very helpful, and we have been using their information.

Now, you might be wondering what this is all about. Mostly, we wanted to see if taking out the artificial stuff would help us overall. Maybe help the intestinal issues that the middle child was having, and help out with the youngest’s autism.

Personally, I wanted to know more about what we were taking out. Yeah, artificial flavors and colors could possibly seem obvious, but what about caramel color? Why is that included in the list, and what about this sodium benzoate we see in so many soft drinks?
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