Additive Free Blog
The Additive Free Kids Blog provides you with product reviews, tips and advice from our extensive research, and the latest Additive Free news.
Eczema - harmful food additives a known trigger Eczema has plagued one of my youngest children on and off since birth. As a baby it was very mild. Very infrequent. However, as he grew, it became worse, and constant. Initially, I followed the usual medical advice,...read more
I had heard the news that Cadbury had decided to release a new block of chocolate - Dairy milk chocolate with 'smooth flowing caramel and VEGEMITE"! Initially I thought it was a joke! I was at my local Coles supermarket today and there were EVERYWHERE! I am not a fan...read more
PRODUCT REVIEW - ARNOTT'S LIGHT & CRISPY Has anyone seen the new Arnott's Light and Crispy Shapes? The marketing spiel "Shapes Light & Crispy are a brand new snack from Arnott’s Shapes – they have the Shapes flavour hit you love, now on a lighter, crispier...read more
PRODUCT REVIEW - FRESH GUACAMOLE DIPS I was in the supermarket the other day and I was interested to see what the ingredients of packaged Guacamole dips would look like. My kids are a huge fan of Guacamole. I make it regularly. I picked up a couple of different...read more
It is with great excitement and joy that I can finally announce our wonderful news! Francine and I have spent the past couple of weeks feeling like we may actually burst! As of today I am officially stepping down as the director and healthy lifestyle consultant of...read more
With summer and the party season well under way in Australia right now I thought this would be a great time to give you some hints, tips and reminders of how to reduce the consumption of nasty food additives at parties without having to stress out!
Here are the top 8 BBQ foods to look out for when it comes to additives:read more
Why are flavour enhancers used in our foods?
Put in the simplest way possible, the flavour enhancer’s job is to make stale, flavourless and poor quality “foods” taste nice. It is a colourless, odourless powder that is very cheap and easy for chefs, cooks and food manufacturers to replace real ingredients with. Doesn’t that seem gross? How about putting FOOD in our food?read more