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Sodium Benzoate Questions

Sodium Benzoate

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by 83 · December 02, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Anyone have links to studies about this common food preservative? Is it bad for us?

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staceyhudsonn 0 · December 02, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Sodium benzoate is a commonly found preservative. You will find it in everything from fruit juice and soft drinks to jams and jellies. Sodium benzoate is produced by a reaction of benzoic acid with sodium hydroxide, which makes it dissolve in... (more)

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by 5160 · September 16, 2014 at 7:54 PM

No idea bout SB, but I'm 100% sure I react negatively to Sodium Metabisulfite. I purchased some coconut milk with it by accident, consumed it and experienced what felt like the 2nd worst nausea I ever felt. I just felt like I was smacked with the... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 26, 2012 at 12:19 PM

Nope. Now I wonder if this is a good or bad thing from a evolutionary biology point of view... a strong healthy gut or a lazy immune system?