The Evil All Stars
Partially Hydrogenated Oils — Present in practically all fast foods, especially fried ones & includes all hydrogenated oils, soy, corn, safflower, cottonseed, and canola oils. Can cause cancer, heart disease, immune system dysfunction, sterility, learning disabilities, growth problems and osteoporosis.
High Fructose Corn Syrup — Loaded in all soft drinks, bakes goods, fruit juices, jams & processed foods. Cornstarch is processed to yield glucose and then processed into fructose, by a treatment with three genetically modified enzymes. Causes liver damage in rats and copper deficiency. Causes insulin tolerance and so promotes type 2 diabetes.
Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) — A neurotoxin and excitotoxin that may (link not yet wholly proven) be linked to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, asthma, heartburn, migraines, and emotional reactions ranging from rage to depression to insomnia. MSG fools your brain into thinking what you’re eating tastes great. Camouflaged by a number of aliases on food labels, such as hydrolyzed vegetable or plant protein, autolyzed yeast, sodium caseinate, calcium caseinate, yeast extract, gelatine, carageenan or vegetable gum, seasonings, spices, flavorings, natural flavorings, whey protein or why protein isolate, soy protein or soy protein isolate, chicken, beef or pork smoke flavoring, or barley malt, malt extract, or malt flavoring.
Aspartame — A neurotoxin and excitotoxin, sold as Equal and NutraSweet. Breaks down in your body to formaldehyde. Fools your brain into thinking something tastes sweet. May cause dizziness, headaches, slurred speech, blurred vision, tinnitus, emotional & learning disorders, anxiety, personality changes, joint pains, irritability, and depression. Because it disrupts and lowers blood sugar, can actually make you hungry. Diet soft drinks loaded with Aspartame actually make you crave food!
Mary Frost is author of Going Back to the Basics of Human Health and The Perfect Crime in which she promotes a healthier lifestyle through non-processed foods. This is her life of four deadly food additives which appear in almost all processed foods.