Harmful effects of Processed Food

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Harmful effects of Processed Food

  1. 1. BEACONHOUSE SCHOOL SYSTEM LETS MAKE A DIFFERENCE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF PROCESSED FOOD
  2. 2. Harmful Effects of the Ingredients Artificial Sweeteners behavioral problems, hyperactivity, cancer and allergies. Coloring Agents can cause cancer allergies, asthmas, and hyperactivity. Emulsifiers, Stabilizers and Thickeners can cause skin problems. Flavourings can cause glucose levels to rise, and increase the risk of obesity.
  3. 3. Harmful Effects of the Ingredients(Contd) Preservatives:  Nitrates and nitrites can cause asthma, nausea, vomiting, and headaches  Sodium nitrite and nitrous acid can cause cancer.  Benzoic acid aka sodium benzoate can cause severe allergic reaction and even death in some people.  Sulfur dioxide destroys the vitamin B contained in fruits and vegetables.
  4. 4. Harmful Effects of the Ingredients (cond) Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT): can cause behavioral problems, and hyperactivity allergic reactions, may t of tumors and cancer, as well as be toxic to the nervous system and liver.
  5. 5. Sources  http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php? tname=george&dbid=107  http://www.rd.com/health/diet-weightloss/4-most-harmful-ingredients-inpackaged-foods  http://www.puristat.com/standardamerican diet/processedfoods.aspx

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