UCF researchers find link between processed foods and autism — A preservative in processed foods can hold one of the clues to the rising rates of autism in the United States, according to a laboratory-based study by UCF researchers. Scientists exposed human neural stem cells to high levels of the food preservative Propionic Acid or PPA and found that it reduced the development of neurons. The preservative is found in packaged and processed foods like baked goods and cheese. www.orlandosentinel.com
I wish that I was surprised but I am not. Processed food have been linked to many types of illnesses for decades, this is just adding another big one to the list. First rule of Keto, if it comes out of a box, don’t eat it.