~by Sheila Garcia For some time now, companies have been adding dyes to a slew of products including food, candies, drinks, toothpastes and shampoos. They do it because these dyes are cheaper, more stable and brighter than most natural colorings. But how safe are these chemicals? Could they be putting your family at risk? Red food coloring…

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~By Sheila Garcia DIET SODA. We drink it because the name alone lends itself to the idea that it will help make us “skinny”, or even that it is a “healthier option”. These soft drinks can even be marketed as ‘sugar-free’ or ‘zero calorie’. They are generally marketed toward health-conscious people, diabetics, athletes, and other…

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