- Used to regulate pH in soft drinks.
- Used as emulsifier for oils when making cheese.
- Maltodextrin by admin
It is used as a food additive. It is used to thicken foods. It has a GI rating from 85 to 105. It is an artificial sugar. It does not provide the energy benefits of regular sugar.
- Cottonseed Oil by admin
Is used in the shortening of food. Is use as an insecticide. It provides flavor. It is used to extend a food’s shelf life.
- Sodium Cyclamate by admin
Also known simply as cyclamate. Used as an artificial sweetener. It is 30 to 50 times sweeter than natural sugar. A study in 1969 showed cyclamate to be a cause of bladder cancer.
- Sucrose by admin
Also known as table sugar. Known to be a factor in tooth decay and obesity. Excessive consumption has the potential to cause gout.
- Lactose by admin
It is a natural disaccharide sugar that is found in milk.
- Glucose by admin
Also known as dextrose. Is an important simple sugar used in metabolism. Used in hypoglycemia management.
- Dextrose by admin
Also known as glucose. Is an important simple sugar used in metabolism. Used in hypoglycemia management.
- Azodicarbonamide by admin
Used as a food additive. Used in flour bleaching. It is yellow/orange in color. Used in the production of plastics. It was deemed not safe for use in Australia and Europe.
- Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT) by admin
Used as a food preservative. Used as a fuel additive. Known for its antioxidant properties. Known reduces free radicals. There is controversy to whether it increases or decreases the risk of cancer. It exhibits anti-viral properties, especially against herpes.
- Olestra by admin
Used as fat substitute in fat-free foods. In 1996 the FDA mandated that all products with Olestra must depict a warning label. In 2003 the FDA removes requirement for a Olestra warning label. Side effects of ingesting Olestra include: abdominal cramping, loose stools and steatorrhea. It inhibits the absorption of vitamins and other nutrients.
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