Ingredients should not be in your kid’s Food

These ingredients are very dangerous and toxic!! Yet they are found in our kid’s food.

High Fructose Corn Syrup HFCS is the king because of it’s the leader of all scary additives.
HFCS is a synthetic sugar made of glucose from corn starch, and then fructose is also thrown into the mix. Categorized as unnatural by the FDA because the synthetic enzymes that are used to split apart the sugars. All research proved its link to obesity, weight gain, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and high triglyceride levels. All of these boost risk of heart disease

Red 40, Yellow # 5 & 6 the 3 most widely used culprits—Yellow 5, Yellow 6 and Red 40—contain compounds, including benzidine and 4-aminobiphenyl, that research has linked with cancer. Research has associated them with problems in children including allergies, hyperactivity, learning impairment, irritability and aggressiveness. Europe has put warning on food items that contain it: “May have an adverse effect on activity and attention in children.” It’s smart they say this because studies have shown that there is a link between ADHD and consumption of this dye.

Blue 1 Found in most cereals of your children. Scientists have demonstrated through studies that this additive is toxic and can cause cancer. Blue 1 can pierce through the bloodstream leading to chromosomal abnormalities or toxicity within the nervous system. Just like the red and yellow dyes, Blue 1 provides no nutritional substance to the product.

Caramel Color According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the additive can possibly cause cancer to form in humans.

TBHQ according to Consumer’s Dictionary of Food Additives, TBHQ is a form of butane that is utilized as a preservative in foods to keep it on the shelf longer. Ingesting just one gram over time can cause vomiting, anxiety, diarrhea, ringing in the ears, and suffocation. Even worse, ingesting 5 grams or more is lethal! And according to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), vision disturbances have been reported when humans consume TBHQ. Studies also have found TBHQ to cause liver enlargement, neurotoxic effects, convulsions, and paralysis in laboratory animals.

Sodium Benzoate found in the Nacho Cheese and salsa. This additive can morph into a chemical called benzene when it’s in the presence of vitamin C. But here’s the real kicker: benzene is known to damage DNA and, in the some cases lead to leukemia and other cancers.

Gelatin Gelatin contains MSG. MSG leads to side effects such as headaches, dizziness, eye damage, fatigue, disorientation and even depression.

Polysorbate 60 It is an emulsifying agent that prevents 2 substances from separating and it’s made of corn, palm oil, and petroleum. It’s odd how petroleum is reitroduced in preservatives and additives. Found in other than food: cleaning products, motor oils, lubricants, shampoos, cosmetics, lotions, and vaccines—just to name a few. This additive is like making your kids eat Windex.

BHT One of the Food Additives Worse Than High Fructose Corn Syrup is BHT. This preservative has been so known to cause cancer that it’s actually banned from Europe! But still used in the USA market and everywhere else in the world. The National Toxicology Program has concluded that BHA “is reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen,” BHT has been linked to an increasedrisk of cancer in animals.

PGPR Look at Ingredients in candy bars you are giving to your kids to school PGPR is best described as a yellowish, viscous liquid of fatty acids. It’s used in lower-grade candy bars in order to replace some of the cocoa butter. In other words, it’s cheaper to manufacture the candy with this ingredient than to use the real thing.

Vanillin the chemical structure of vanilla and vanillin are nearly identical, there is a vast difference: the fake stuff comes from paper and/or wood pulp products. It’s best to buy your chocolate spread from overseas or from a market in the U.S. that houses the authentic ingredient. Hint: You’ll know it’s the real thing because it’s packaged in a glass jar!

Mono- and Diglycerides Preservatives mono- and diglycerides may be comprised of trans fat, i.e. the fat that causes an endless list of health issues such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

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