Top 10 Most Dangerous Food Additives You Should AVOID
High-fructose corn syrup
Definition: This is one of the cheapest sweeteners derived from corn; it also stands for almost 40% of all the caloric sweeteners on grocery store shelves.
Clearly manufacturers love using this ingredient, but is it good for us too?
Short answer, no.
Long answer, the average American is consuming more than 200 of their daily calorie intake as high-fructose corn syrup; that’s a lot.
Unfortunately, multiple studies have confirmed that consuming this additive excessively for just two weeks can increase your risk of bad cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.
While we must admit that this isn’t the most dangerous artificial ingredient we’re eating nowadays, it’s still best to avoid it as much as you can.
Found in: almost every food out there from ice cream and cereal to yogurt, bread, canned fruit, sauces and more than two-thirds of sweetened beverages of any kind