Beware! 5 Hazardous substances are in our food. To be able to survive, of course, we need food. Through food, we can get nutrients needed by the body. The same rules apply to disease. Through food, we can get a disease because of the dangerous content in food that we don’t realize.
To represent it we need to know some dangerous food ingredients, but actually often in food around us. These five materials have also been banned in use in several countries in the world.
1. BHA and BHT
Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) states that Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA) and Butylated HydroxyToluene (BHT) which is generally recognized as well as food it turns out to contain substances that increase the risk of cancer. This womb testing is done on animals.
This synthesis additive is usually found in foods such as potato chips, and cereals. This material is used to prevent meals become rancid and work as preservatives. This material has been banned from food in several countries such as Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.
2. RBGH and RBST
Synthetic Hormones Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (RBGH) and Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (RBST) are often used to increase milk production in cattle. Dairy farmers generally inject animals with this material. In some cases of cattle, after getting an injection of this material to be paralyzed, fertile, and sometimes infected.
3. Potassium Bromate
Potassium Bromate is a bread additive found in some foods such as bread rolls, bread packaging, bagel bread, and bread crumbs (better known as panir flour). This material is used to strengthen the dough which reduces the time needed to bake which means resulting in a lower cost.
Azodicarbonamide is a material found in bread, frozen food, packaging pasta, and various baked food packaged. This material is used to make the texture of bread white and soft.
This material is associated with allergies and asthma. In addition to food, this material also turned out to be used as a material for making plastic foam (foam) and sports shoe pedestals. Bandhan has been strictly used in several countries in Europe, and Australia. Singapore made extreme prohibitions with a 15-year prison sentence and a fine of around 500,000 dollars.
5. Brominated Vegetable Oil (Vegetable Oil)
Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) or better known as vegetable oil can be found in sports drinks and soft drinks with fruit flavor. This material is used as an emulsifier to unite the drink with fruit extract.
These materials at least inform you that in the food around us, several materials must be watched out for. The main prevention is not on the rules but is in ourselves. The way is you must be wiser in choosing the food you consume.