Jane3797 reacted to jmcbn in UK "E Numbers" to avoid
Actually Blue Dragon is fine - there are no off plan ingredients added, it's just not the best option.
Not sure on the price of Biona, but you could also go for this option on Amazon which is purely coconut extract & water next time you're ordering you're coconut oil (I've found it's the cheapest place to get it) and get free postage....
Jane3797 reacted to RGoy1987 in UK "E Numbers" to avoid
This is really helpful! I had a mild Monday morning meltdown as I realised all the coconut milk brands I've so far used contain various E numbers, but couldn't work out what the numbers meant. And all the suggestions for compliant brands on the forum gave US names that are unavailable here.
So, for anyone in the UK looking for totally compliant coconut milk, I'd recommend Biona Organic coconut milk.
You'll have to hunt it down at a Whole Foods or health food shop, as the popular supermarkets seem to only stock brands that are non-compliant (including Pride, Cocofresh, Mai Thai, Blue Dragon, Dunn's River, Island Sun and supermarket's own brand. I'd say steer clear of these.)
Jane3797 reacted to HealthCreators in UK "E Numbers" to avoid
Today I read this article http://whole30.com/2015/03/label-reading/
The answer to your question is there:
"There are other additives (like guar gum or citric acid) that are generally safe for most, but may effect very sensitive individuals. Still other additives sound scary (like ascorbic acid), but are actually totally benign… that’s just the science-y name for vitamin C."
Jane3797 reacted to Melissa Urban in UK "E Numbers" to avoid
While working on The Whole30 book edits for our UK publisher, I began researching E numbers that would rule a product out on the Whole30. (Boy, your labeling isn't anywhere near as easy to translate with all these codes!) I thought you might find these helpful.
Note, I can't say for certain these are 100% of the E numbers to avoid. These are just the ones I researched with respect to specific off-plan ingredients. Feel free to post your own resources, or to request that I add to this list with other additives you discover in your own research.
Here is a list of E numbers you'd want to avoid on the Whole30, as these codes refer to either carrageenan, sulfites, or MSG:
E150b Caustic sulphite caramel
E150d Sulphite ammonia caramel
E220 Sulphur dioxide
E221 Sodium sulphite
E222 Sodium hydrogen sulphite
E223 Sodium metabisulphite
E224 Potassium metabisulphite
E226 Calcium sulphite
E227 Calcium hydrogen sulphite
E228 Potassium hydrogen sulphite
E620 Glutamic acid
E621 Monosodium glutamate
E622 Monopotassium glutamate
E623 Calcium diglutamate
E624 Monoammonium glutamate
E625 Magnesium diglutamate
Here is a list of E numbers you'd want to avoid on the Whole30, as these codes refer to added sweeteners (natural, artificial, or sugar alcohols):
E420 Sorbitol - Sugar Alcohol
E421 Mannitol - Sugar Alcohol
E422 Glycerol - Sugar Alcohol
E950 Acesulfame K - Artificial Sweetener
E951 Aspartame - Artificial Sweetener
E952 Cyclamate - Artificial Sweetener
E953 Isomalt - Sugar Alcohol
E954 Saccharin - Artificial Sweetener
E955 Sucralose - Artificial Sweetener
E956 Alitame - Artificial Sweetener
E957 Thaumatin - Natural Sweetener
E958 Glycyrrhizin - Natural Sweetener
E959 Neohesperidin DC - Artificial Sweetener
E960 Stevioside - Natural Sweetener
E961 Neotame - Artificial Sweetener
E962 Aspartame-acesulfame Salt - Artificial Sweetener
E965 Maltitol - Sugar Alcohol
E966 Lactitol - Sugar Alcohol
E967 Xylitol - Sugar Alcohol
E968 Erythritol - Sugar Alcohol
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