Food additive found in candy, gum could alter digestive cell structure and function

Posted by on February 17, 2017 5:24 am
Categories: Science

The ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens is ‘significantly decreased’ after chronic exposure to nanoparticles of titanium dioxide, a common food additive found in everything from chewing gum to bread, according to new research.

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