Horrifying Hidden Food Ingredients

Find out what harmful chemicals you might be getting in the foods you eat.

Horrifying Hidden Food Ingredients

As artificial and engineered ingredients have replaced the natural ones our grandmothers used to cook with, we’re increasingly finding ourselves exposed to potentially harmful chemicals. The problem is many of these chemicals aren’t listed on food packaging either because they’re part of the packaging or because they’re involved in the manufacturing process. Learn more about some of the harmful chemicals you might be consuming.

Phthalates

This derivative of plastic is found in a wide variety of foods, but especially dairy products. While the reason is unclear, it’s thought the plastic tubing used to milk cows contains the chemical that then ends up in the dairy. Phthalates are related to BPA and masquerade as estrogen in your body, leading to hormonal disruption and a host of other effects.

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