Are there natural alternatives for food preservatives?

Alan Greene, MD
We want to keep our foods looking, smelling and tasting fresh, and today there are natural ways to accomplish this without chemical preservatives. In this video, pediatrician Alan Greene, MD, discusses some of these more natural alternatives.

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