The truth about the FOOD ADDITIVES for Pocket PCCheck if the food you buy contains additives dangerous to your health. In addition: additives that children, asthmatics, vegetarians and people with health problems should avoid.
The truth about the FOOD ADDITIVES by: Zelmart, last updated: 15/11/2004
About The truth about the FOOD ADDITIVESFood Additives are substances added to foods by manufacturers to prevent spoilage or to enhance appearance, taste, texture, or nutritive value.
With this software and your Pocket PC the next time you go to the supermarket you can examine the numbers representing colours, preservatives, additives and other agents that are listed along with ingredients on most packaged foods. The EEC code is found on European produced food but it is used in other countries as well.
The program includes a comprehensive list of the food additives and the possible problems they may provoke.
It ranges over the influence of the additives over children, asthma sufferers and people with kidney or liver problems or susceptible to allergies. It also indicates which additives are carcinogenic or are genetically modified. Vegetarians also can check the EEC codes they should avoid.
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