1.20.2010

15 Chemical Additives in Your Food

http://www.physorg.com/news183110037.html
Chemical Food - www.physorg.com
Food producers use any of 14,000 laboratory-made additives to make our food appear fresher, more attractive or last longer on the shelf.
The longer manufacturers use these additives, the more we learn about their impacts. While some additives are harmless, others cause everything from hives and asthma to nausea and headaches in some people.
List of the top 15 chemical additives and their possible side effects [...for these, hit the link!]:
  1. METHYLCYCLOPROPENE
  2. ARTIFICIAL COLORS
  3. ARTIFICIAL FLAVORING
  4. ASPARTAME
  5. ASTAXANTHIN
  6. BENZOIC ACID/SODIUM BENZOATE
  7. BHA (Butylated Hydroxyanisole) & BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene)
  8. CANTHAXANTHIN
  9. EMULSIFIERS
  10. HIGH-FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP
  11. MSG (Monosodium Glutamate)
  12. OLESTRA
  13. PARTIALLY-HYDROGENATED OILS
  14. POTASSIUM BROMATE
  15. SODIUM NITRITE AND NITRATE
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