Articles for tag: Colon Health, Dried Fruit, Quick Breads, Sulfites, Water Soluble Vitamins

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Vegan Wine: What Makes it Vegan and Where to Find It

Sure, wine is mostly grapes with a bit of yeast and some sulfites thrown in, but did you know that the winemaking process also includes something called finings, which are most often made from fish, shrimp, ground up tendons and even blood? For most wine drinkers, this may not be an issue, but for the ...

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Could You Be Sulfite Sensitive?

Could you be sulfite sensitive and not know it? Sensitivity to sulfites is not an uncommon problem. It’s estimated that one percent of the population suffers from being sulfite sensitive. Sulfite sensitivity can make its appearance at any age, sometimes not declaring itself until well into middle age. Sometimes sulfite sensitivities are obvious, manifesting with ...

What is a Sulfate Allergy, and How Will it Affect Me?

What is a sulfate allergy? Sulfates are contained in just about every personal hygiene product on the market today. Ammonium laurel sulfate is the most common form, and it is used as a foaming agent in everything from shampoo and conditioner, bar and hand soap, toothpaste, and laundry detergent. Sulfates show up in many multi-vitamin ...

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How is White Wine Made?

White wine comes from white grapes or red ones whose skin has been removed prior to fermentation. These are picked at night, when acids that give the wine its crisp flavor are its highest. To give it a delicate flavor, the grapes go through two presses: the first press, the free run, is extracted with ...

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Help for Those with Wine and Sulfite Allergies

Wine has become a popular drink in the US, with California producing 90% of all US wine. Vintners have made heroic efforts to produce wines that rival the best wines of France and Italy. But if you have wine allergies, it won’t matter if the wine you’re drinking is from the US, France, Italy, or ...

Food Additives, Preservatives, and Whether Organic is Best

Most mainstream commercial-grade food products contain additives of some sort. Controversy abounds as to whether additives are harmful or harmless. Overall, the evidence is largely overwhelming in favor of additives. America has the safest and most quality controlled food in the world. The majority of food additives are completely safe. Only in the rarest of ...