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[–] White_Phillip 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago  (edited ago)

Russia bans GMOs

Syria bans GMOs.

[hand rubbing intensifies.]

No soy, HFCS, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Artificial colors or flavors.

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[–] White_Phillip 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)



HFCS - High Fructose Corn Syrup (Extra sweet corn syrup)

Causes diabetes faster than regular sugar

Sodium Benzoate/Potassium Sorbate

Preservatives. They keep food from spoiling. Sodium Benzoate is related to benzene. It is also carcinogenic

Aritificial flavors

Any flavoring made out of inorganic material.

Why are you eating inorganic material?

Look at this list of "artificial flavors".

Artificial colors

Any coloring made out of inorganic material. Certified Colors have been noted to exacerbate hyperactivity in minors.

Compare to natural food dyes

Annatto (E160b), a reddish-orange dye made from the seed of the achiote

Caramel coloring (E150a-d), made from caramelized sugar

Carmine (E120), a red dye derived from the cochineal insect, Dactylopius coccus

Elderberry juice (E163)

Lycopene (E160d)

Paprika (E160c)

Turmeric (E100)

TL:DR: The artificial preservatives, sweeteners, and colors used in our foods hurt us over time, and it would be better to avoid them.