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Increasing Rates In Diabetes and Obesity Linked To Emulsifiers and Additives In Processed Foods

Studies on the human gut have added further evidence that emulsifiers and additives found in most processed foods are linked to obesity, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disorders. Studies have used mice to test the effect of two common emulsifiers – carboxymethylcellulose and polysorbate-80 – on the microbiome make up and metabolism, finding that relatively low-level concentrations of the emulsifiers resulted …