There are numerous chemicals in our foods. We do need to know what these chemicals are because they can be harmful to our health. These chemicals in our foods may cause digestive problems such as IDS “irritable bowel syndrome” and diarrhea. This can interfere with the thyroid functions and hormone functions. Skin problems like acne may occur if the body seeks to expel the chemicals as toxins through the skin. Headaches and neurological symptoms may also occur if the chemicals in interfere with your brain chemistry. This is just a few of the health problems that can be caused by the chemicals that are in our food. Please remember to always read your food labels.
Here are thirteen food additives/chemicals to stay away from.
Thirteen Food Additives:
Nitrites & Nitrates – Found in bacon, salami, hot dogs and other cured meats such as sausage.
Potassium Bromate – Found in store-bought baked goods.
High Fructose Corn Syrup – Found in most commercial food items.
Phosphates – Found in over 20,000 or more food products.
Aluminum Additives – Look for sodium aluminum phosphates or sodium aluminum sulphate.
Artificial Colors – Found in most commercial food items.
Flavor Additives-In a large number of commercial food items.
Butylated Hydroxyanisole – (BHA)
Butylated Hydroxytoluene – Added to foods that also have BHA.
Here is a pdf printable you can download and take to the grocery store.