Ep. #867: Says You! “Natural Flavors” Can Include Artificial (and Dangerous) Chemicals
I’ve written and recorded a lot of evidence-based content over the years on just about everything you can imagine related to building muscle, losing fat, and getting healthy.
I’ve also worked with thousands of men and women of all ages and circumstances and helped them get into the best shape of their lives.
That doesn’t mean you should blindly swallow everything I say, though, because let’s face it—nobody is always right about everything. And especially in fields like diet and exercise, which are constantly evolving thanks to the efforts of honest and hardworking researchers and thought leaders.
This is why I’m always happy to hear from people who disagree with me, especially when they have good arguments and evidence to back up their assertions.
Sometimes I can’t get on board with their positions, but sometimes I end up learning something, and either way, I always appreciate the discussion.
That gave me the idea for this series of podcast episodes: publicly addressing things people disagree with me on and sharing my perspective.
Think of it like a spicier version of a Q&A.
So, here’s what I’m doing:
Every couple of weeks, I’m asking my Instagram followers what they disagree with me on, and then picking the more common or interesting contentions to address here on the podcast.
And in this episode, I’ll be tackling the following . . .
- Your supplement contains “natural flavors,” but I heard that ingredient can be used to hide many very unnatural and unhealthy chemicals.
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4:09 – What is the definition of a natural flavor according to the FDA?
5:08 – What is the definition of an artificial flavor according to the FDA?
5:42 – Are natural flavors used to hide unnatural and unhealthy chemicals?
Mentioned on the Show:
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What did you think of this episode? Have anything else to share? Let me know in the comments below!
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