These are toxic cancer causing chemicals that typically forms in starchy foods when they are baked, fried or roasted at high-temperatures. Hence, the reason why it can be found in everything from breads to potato chips.
Eating small amounts of acrylamide is inevitable. But you don’t have to worry about that because your body is well equipped to deal with small quantities.
However, it’s a different story when nearly half of the calories you eat contain acrylamide.
- Cancer in a Can: The Shocking Truth Behind Pringles
- A New Reason To Avoid Junk Food During Pregnancy (Acrylamide) [pregnancytips.org]
A chemical sweetener that has the potential to cause neurological damage and alert behavior. Recent studies in rat populations determined that aspartame can alter brain function.
- World’s top sweetener is made with GM bacteria [independent.co.uk]
- The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal
- Patent confirms that aspartame is the excrement of GM bacteria [naturalnews.com]
- Process for producing aspartame [freepatentsonline.com]
BPAs are the chemical compounds that are common in many packaging plastics such as water bottles. According to the National Institute of Environmental Health and Science BPA can potentially cause cancer and neurological side effects.
- Chemical in Plastic is 100X More Toxic Than Initially Suspected!
- Dangerous Chemical Found in Cans and Plastic Bottles Linked to High Blood Pressure
- Why You Should Eliminate Canned Tomatoes From Your Diet
- What Kind of Plastic Are You Eating Out of?
High Fructose Corn Syrup
High fructose corn syrup is one of the leading causes of obesity and metabolic disorders. One recent analysis demonstrates that the food processing industry has gradually increased the amount of corn syrup in foods, linking the increase to increased cases of diabetes.
- 8 FAKE Names For High Fructose Corn Syrup [drtunisjr.com]
- 5 Deadly Reasons to Stop Eating High Fructose Corn Syrup
- Heart Risks Spike Within 2 Weeks of Consuming Drinks Sweetened With High-Fructose Corn Syrup
Some food colors can alter mood and behavior. The first studies performed in children in the 1990s, determined that behavioral changes, irritability, restlessness and sleep pattern disruptions were all the results of diets high in some food coloring agents.
Genetically Modified Ingredients (GMO)
GMOs are the topic of recent debate in the food production industry. Some scholars think GMOs are safe, others argue that there are many health risks associated with modifying the genes of plants to enhance crop yield. Corn is one of the most genetically modified plants we eat.