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Mommy can I have some chippies please?

As parents we often find it difficult to say no to our kids, especially when they have remembered to say “please” without being reminded! Most kids love crisps and French fries. Then again most adults do too. There is something intensely satisfying about sipping on a cold drink of the alcoholic variety, passing the bowl of crisps around, hearing your meat sizzling on the braai – all while watching the sun go down on a beautiful African sky.

But what if I told you that the innocent-looking bowl of chips, contains a chemical that potentially could give you cancer. Would that get your attention? Read the rest of this entry