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Natural Products

What are “Natural” Products? The backlash against scientific advances has resulted in a growing call for “natural” products.  But what does “natural” really mean? In many instances, “natural” labels go hand in hand with the phrase “chemical-free.” However, just about everything is a chemical—some are man-made and some are naturally occurring. There are far more natural chemicals than man-made chemicals. Natural can also have a different connotation when talking about food. To some health and environmental activists, “natural” foods are those free of any products that have been genetically modified or man-made, like high fructose corn syrup. In these cases, a “natural food”...

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