Posts Tagged ‘dye’

Apple Juice Should be Red?

His hands were reddish. He was drinking and playing with the apple juice at the same time. A mango juice is yellow because a ripe mango color is yellow. The same is true with ripe pineapple. Tomato ketchup is red because the ripe tomato is red. The argument arise when it comes to yellow banana. […]

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Turmeric / Curcumin Dye is not Carcinogenic

Turmeric is the source of food color Curcumin, a dicinnamoylmethane dye, E 100. A deep orange-yellow dye. It is included in my list of 11 Natural Food Colorings. Turmeric belongs ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is used as spice and as natural food colorant. It is known to have antioxidant and anticancer effects. But beneficial is not […]

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Natural Red 4, Carmine Dye Side Effects

In food, natural is generally regarded as safe. Some food manufacturers use the word natural on their food label as a form of marketing strategy. Natural is also related to the term organic, no chemicals or artificial preservatives. I have a previous post about Eleven Natural Food Colorings, a list of naturally derived food colors. […]

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