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Food addative disease


Food Additives cause joint inflammation, stiffness and discomfort

3. Sulfites
Sulfites include sulfur dioxide in fruits, sulfites in grapes and wine, and metabisulfites in other foods, and they sometimes cause allergic reactions. or headaches, nausea, and diarrhea. Anyone suffering from allergies or asthma should minimize or avoid sulfated foods.

4. Sugar
Sugar and high fructose corn syrup are a frequent additive, and its overuse can lead to numerous health issues including elevated blood sugar, hypoglycemia, hyperactivity, yeast problems (candida), excessive food cravings, and increased triglycerides (blood fats). Sugar and sweeteners also contribute empty calories toward obesity, dental cavities, and diabetes.

Artifical sweetner

5. Artificial Sweeteners

Saccharin has been linked with cancer in laboratory animals, but its widespread use is on the decline. Still, other synthetic sweeteners like Aspartame, and acesulfame-K are widely used in soft drinks, candies, chewing gum and a variety of other products. Two research studies found aspartame to have caused brain tumors in lab animals, and it should be avoided by pregnant women and children under seven. Another sweetener, sucrose, sold under the brand name Splenda, has had very little long term research.

6. Preservatives
Preservatives such as BHA, BHT and EDTA are used in small quantities in grain products like cereal, soup bases, and other foods containing oil to prevent rancidity. These are potentially toxic to the liver and kidneys, and they've been known to cause allergic reactions and neurotoxic effects. Children can be especially sensitive to preservatives and they may cause behavioral changes and hyperactivity. Interestingly, BHT is prohibited as a food additive in the UK.

7. Artificial Flavors

Artificial flavors represent the largest number of food additives. Most of the food products with artificial flavor additives are highly processed.

Both adults and children may exhibit allergic reactions and other health issues from these chemical flavorings.