The List of Additives and Preservatives In Your Products

The range of food additives ‘ forbidden ‘ belong to those used for the yellow and red coloring of the juice, jam or compote, and even mustard. They can complicate the already existing disease or even cause cancer.
Food additives or E are added to ‘ improve ‘ the taste, color, stability, resistance to alteration of food or drinks. Although some associate the phrase ‘ E ‘ with hazardous substances, should know that there are additives that do not represent a risk, there is no need for them. Additives are neither needed nor have high nutritional quality for our bodies as natural products. However, the majority of food additives are generally harmless but their consumption in large quantities or those toxic or even cancerogenic properties can induce allergies, fatigue, nausea, headaches, heart palpitations, serious cardiovascular disease, and other serious health problems.
That’s why when you go shopping carefully read food labels to avoid those products that contain E-s or at least reduce their consumption.
Food additives are divided into 24 categories, the most common being: substitutes-that replace sugar, color-the color to give a more appetizing, acidifiant-give it a slightly acid flavor, acidity regulators-add or reduces acidity emulsifiers-ensure a homogenous mixture between water and food fats, preservatives-delay or prevent food spoilage.
Also, they add correctors of taste and smell, improve the smell and taste of food, propulsors-gas used for packaging foods expulsion, antioxidants-limits oxidation of sensitive foods upon contact with air.

The most dangerous  additives

Among the most dangerous additives are E-sites such as TARTRAZINE, E102 or a yellow dye, very harmful, which is found in soft drinks, mustard and jam. It may cause thyroid tumors or bouts of asthma.
Exotic Sunset yellow E110 or yellow dye may have a carcinogenic effect. It is found in sweets, cakes, puddings. Even E120 is not without fault, which is responsible for causing allergies.
E124, a red dye which is found in meats is an additive toxic, producing tumors to the thyroid gland.
Particularly the deli, sausages, soft drinks, and canned produce are preserved with chemicals (especially soups from the package or smoked foods) contain most of the dangerous E-s.
There are also substances incriminated as having a significant contribution to the appearance of various types of cancer.
‘In the category of ‘ good ‘ belong E131, E142, E123 (in), E211 (preservative) banned in the U.S but allowed to us. The latter is found in some soft drinks, like E213, E214, E215. And the additives responsible for taste and aroma (rhynoglucide) category influence the occurrence of cancer, especially of the digestive tract, liver, biliary or pancreas ‘, warns nutritionists.

E with a low level of danger

The list of additives that have a medium degree of hazard is far short, but here, the head of the list are all yellow and Red colorants, namely E110 and E123.
‘These additives are used in juices, sweets, cakes, jellies, cheese processed through melting, they are considered less dangerous than TARTRAZINE and eritrozina ‘.
They are added to the product as (E233), used as a preservative in Citrus juices.
Citrus juices
There are additives that do not affect the health of the body. In this category belongs to vitamin E, E306 or a natural antioxidant or synthesis, with a well-defined role in the protection of the antioxidative furnace, which can be found in liver, eggs, fish, soybeans. And vitamin C or lecithin are food additives which do not have negative effects on health.

Top 15 e that should be avoided

E110

  • Sunset yellow
  • Yellow dye Carcinogen found in chocolates, cakes, puddings, sodas

E123

  • Amaranth-red dye Carcinogen,
  • Banned in the USA and Russia
  • Sweets, jellies, cheese

sweets, jellies, cheese

E124 – 4R

  • Concentrated dye sylvestris Toxic,
  • Banned in the USA
  • Sausages

E127

  • Eritrozina- red DIY
  • Diy Causes cancer of the thyroid in animals and in humans,
  • Used possibly alcohol, ice cream, cakes, candies, juices 

E128

  • Red 2 G-Mutagenic and toxic dye.
  • Banned in the USA and Australia
  • Meat hamburgers benzoic Acid

Meat hamburgers

E211

  • E211 and its derivations,
  • Possible carcinogen
  • Banned in the U.S, but allowed in some sodas 

E220/E228

  • Sulfites-preservatives
  • Cause allergies
  • Meat hamburgers,
  • Potatoes dehydrated, candied fruits, cakes, beer, wine, wine vinegar

E231

  • Ortofenilfenol-Toxic,
  • Possibly carcinogenic preservative.
  • Banned in The USA And Australia.
  • Citric

E233

  • Thiabendazole-Toxic preservatives.
  • Banned in Australia

E249-E252

  • Nitrates and preservatives as possible carcinogenic preserved foods and Meats by curing, butyl hydroxy-

E320

  • Anisol BHA
  • Possible carcinogenic preservative
  • A preservative used in potato, vegetable concentrates, sauces, soups, chewing gum

potato, vegetable concentrates, sauces

E425

  • Glucomannan
  • Toxic texture respiratory
  • Jelly

E 621

  • Colectomy monosodium glutamate MSG
  • Causes neurotoxic effects of concentrated soups Spices, Acetsulfam

E95

  • Possible carcinogenic sweetener
  • Banned in the U.S.
  • Chewing gum, confectionery, soft drinks

Chewing gum, soft drinks

E954

  • Saccharin sweetener
  • Possible carcinogen
  • Chewing gum, sweet, soft drinks