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    Exclamation being PROACTIVE- what IS safer to buy? (preservatives)

    Ok .. so we have had HEAPS of threads lately, worried parents thinking about what is in the foods we feed our children.

    I've been thinking - ok ..so instead of just sitting at our computers whinging to each other, lets vote with our money.

    How about we all raid our pantries, keep an eye out each time we shop, and FIND the mainstream things (that everyone can find at Aldi, Coles, Woolies, IGA etc) that ARE preservative free??

    If I start a list? how about we quote each other and just add to the list? brand names, food type etc - so that when we GET to woolies (etc) we know what we are looking for that is ok??

    I'll start off with Cruskits - the corn based ones- (in moderation of course .. but we have them once or so a week with avocado for lunch) - there are only two ingredients Maize and Salt.

    note - the cruskits ARE high in salt (750mg per 100g) so they are DEFINITELY a sometimes food.

    anyone else willing to help out?
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    Sounds good Jen.. Great idea.. I'll look later

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    Good idea well I am looking for spreads that don't have preservatives (except for vegemite) so when I do the shopping next I will see what I can find, and get a list. Also breads and what is in them, what brands to avoid.

    eta. I will also check the cuboards tomorrow. What I do know at the moment is, pretty much all margarines I have seen have preservatives (butter also) I may be lucky and find one that doesn;t..
    and Kraft Cream Cheese Spread also has preservatives.. 211 or one of them.. will check properly tomrrow.. I am off to bed now.

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    I think Brumby's Bread is usually what's recommended

    Let me check my cupboards too.. although most things I make from scratch.

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    Thanks for the thread Jen.

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    yup - brumbys or baker's delight .. both stores are preservative free

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    Cruskits- Corn (NO preservatives- but high salt content)

    Breads -
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    Brumbys

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    "Real Foods" Corn Thins - Original
    Nuttelex (I think although I have no idea what an 'emulsifier' is )
    Soygurt lol
    That's the only pre-packed food I have atm..

    I'll have to find my failsafe book. I lost it

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    Ok just checked.. kraft cream cheese spread has preservatives 200, 234.. not sure if these are bad?

    Also Wonder White bread 7 vit & mins (white and wholemeal) has no preservatives.

    vaalia toddler yoghurts have no preservatives and are low in sugar and have omega 3 dha, and Jalna yoghurt is probably the best natural yoghurt you can get, also no preservatives, cultured in the tub you buy it in.

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    Carman's gourmet muesli.

    Sanitarium natural peanut butter *in the health food section.

    BD Farm Paris Creek yogurt and milk products (certified organic also).

    Melrose Naturals Almond, Brazil and cashew spread *in health food section.

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    That reminds me: Sweet Williams Chocolate Spread (no hazelnuts either!)


 

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