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Published:August 11th, 2012 18:26 EST
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Outrage: Fake Butter Flavoring May Cause Alzheimer's Disease

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Diacetyl, a flavoring used to produce the buttery flavor and aroma in some processed food may be linked to Alzheimer`s disease, U.S. researchers say.

The study, published in the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, found diacetyl increased the level of beta-amyloid clumping. In addition, the study found at real-world occupational exposure levels, diacetyl also enhanced beta-amyloid`s toxic effects on nerve cells growing in the laboratory."

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These killjoy scientists should focus on doing something useful, like discovering how to open a CD case in under five minutes.

Nothing tops of a good meal of a hamburger and fries, quite like a bag of microwave popcorn.

I love fake butter flavoring and I`m not going to stop eating microwave popcorn and other snacks that contain the heavenly ingredient.

I don`t mind if I get Alzheimer`s disease, as long as I remember where I put my bag of popcorn.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2012/08/08/Food-ingredient-linked-to-Alzheimers/UPI-65661344400751/#ixzz23H4jmDGi

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