The United States holds the 49th place in the world in overall life expectancy. Diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes are killing people everyday. Thousands of toxins, carcinogens and chemicals are being added to the food we eat as well as what we drink. It’s disturbing to think, the very foundations that are in place to monitor and protect us from such harmful ingredients, have given their stamp of approval; the FDA and the USDA.
The Preservatives in These Foods Can Cause Deadly Reactions. Avoid Them at All Costs
•Bacon: has a preservative called sodium nitrate. It is also used to retain the red color and add some flavor. It can also be found in ham, corned beef, hot dogs, sausages, luncheon meats, smoked meats, and smoked fish.
According to studies, sodium nitrite/nitrate is linked to certain kinds of cancer. It has also been linked to birth defects and childhood leukemia.
•Deli meat: Sodium benzoate can be found in deli meat. Sodium benzoate has the ability to deprive the cells of oxygen, break down the immune system, and cause cancer. According to the Mayo Clinic, Sodium benzoate may trigger or exacerbate symptoms or episodes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and asthma attacks. Sodium rich foods increases your risk for heart disease, kidney disease and stroke.
•Peanut butter: TBHQ can be found in different peanut butter brands. It comes from petroleum and is related to butane. This can be toxic and also cause nausea, vomiting, ringing in the ear, delirium and collapse. It is shown to cause stomach cancer in lab rats, fragment DNA and cause damage to humane lung and umbilical cells. In children it can cause anxiety, restlessness, and intensify the symptoms of ADHD.
•Conventional Yogurt and Bread: Polysorbate 60, 65, and 80. Polysorbate 80 are found in dairy products, bread and is even used in many vaccines.
Along with polysorbate 80, it is known to be commonly contaminated with 1,4 dioxane which is known to cause cancer in animals. Often derived from petroleum.
According to Drugs.com, these are the common side effects: Constipation, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, muscle, joint, back, or stomach pain, nausea or vomiting, pain, swelling, irritation, redness, or bruising at the injection site, unusual tiredness or weakness.
Drugs.com lists the following severe side effects of Polysorbate 80. It is recommended that you seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of these side effects: severe allergic reactions (rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue), blurred vision or vision changes, chest pain, confusion, fainting, fast or irregular heartbeat, flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sore throat), one-sided weakness, pale skin color, redness, tenderness, or swelling of the calf, seizures, severe diarrhea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, or vomiting, severe or persistent tiredness or weakness, slurred speech, sudden pain or numbness of an arm or leg, sudden shortness of breath, sudden trouble walking or loss of balance, swelling of the arms or legs, vision or speech problems, weight gain.
•Chips: Propyl gallate is a preservative that is used to prevent fats and oils from spoiling. It is often used together with BHA and BHT. It is often found in breakfast cereals, vegetable oil and shortening,mayonnaise, chicken soup base, meat products, candies, chewing gum, and frozen dairy products.
Studies show that propyl gallate has been linked to cancer, asthma attacks, allergic reactions, liver and kidney damage, and gastric irritation, infertility, and immunosuppressant. BHT/BHA liver and kidney problems, BHA possible carcinogen
•Juice: Benzoic acid prevents the growth of mold, yeast, and some bacteria. It is often found in jams, jelly, fruit juice, margarine, beer, pickled vegetables, soft drinks, mincemeat, and barbecue sauce.
Benzoic acid is known to cause, asthma attacks, rashes, irritation of the eyes and mucous membranes, hyperactivity in children, and neurological disorders.