Author: Manveen Sibia

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Manveen Sibia

Manveen is a mother of a super active 7-year-old. While chasing her around the house, she also finds time to pursue her passion for writing on parenting, education, health, fitness and entertainment.

What is Propylene Glycol? Is It Safe Food Additive?

Propylene glycol is a synthetic food additive and has the chemical formula C3H8O2. It is made from propene (a byproduct of fossil fuel) through a chemical process. It is an organic compound which is usually a tasteless, odorless and colorless clear oily liquid. It is hygroscopic and miscible with water, acetone, and chloroform.

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What is GABA? Benefits and Ways to Improve Its Levels

Gamma aminobutyric acid is a neurotransmitter that performs the vital job of sending chemical messages through the brain and the nervous system and regulates communication between the brain cells. GABA plays a vital role in behavior and body’s response to stress by reducing the activity of the neurons. GABA helps control fear and anxiety.

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What is Xanthan Gum? Its Benefits and Side Effects

Xanthan gum is a microbial polysaccharide which is produced through natural fermentation by a strain of bacteria called Xanthomonas campestris. When this bacteria is added to sugar from soy, wheat, dairy or corn source, a slimy substance is created. This substance is then made solid by adding isopropyl alcohol and is then dried and turned into a powder.

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13 Benefits of Myrrh Essential Oil and Ways to Use It

We have known the benefits of myrrh essential oil since ancient times. In fact, it was one of the three gifts bestowed to baby Jesus by the three wise men. The many health benefits of myrrh oil include wound healing, improved blood circulation, and oral hygiene. It can be diffused, applied topically and even taken internally.

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