27 May Stay Away From These Top 10 Toxic Food Ingredients
SODIUM BENZOATE AND POTASSIUM BENZOATE
These preservatives are typically added to soda to prevent mold from growing, but benzene is a known carcinogen that is also linked with serious thyroid damage.
Another potentially cancer-causing preservative, that prevents spoilage, it’s also a major endocrine disruptor that can seriously mess with your hormones.
SODIUM NITRATES AND SODIUM NITRITES
These two different preservatives are found in processed meats like bacon, lunch meat and hot dogs. Known to cause colon cancer and metabolic syndrome and can sometimes lead to diabetes.
BLUE, GREEN, RED AND YELLOW
The artificial colors blue 1 and 2, green 3, red 3 and yellow 6 have been linked to thyroid, adrenal, bladder, kidney and brain cancers. Always seek out foods with the fewest artificial chemicals, especially when shopping for your kids.
Monosodium glutamate is a processed “flavor enhancer” which has been known to seriously mess with brain chemistry. Don’t fall prey to chemical flavor enhancing.