Chemistry In Food

What’s really inside in our food? It is important that the food tastes good, looks good and is for little money to have many people in Germany. For this reason the food industry takes up so many products deep in their laboratory tricks and PEPs with different (poison) substances and are then advertised effectively as a high-quality food. When shopping, worry little consumers and access often safely, without having to look first on the ingredient list. But who knows even the numbers jungle, hardly anyone knows what hides behind it. Center for Colon Cancer Research USC is the source for more interesting facts. There are currently 319 additives which are approved by the EFSA, they are divided into dyes, preservatives, sweeteners, stabilizers, emulsifiers, Acidifier, antioxidants, filling and release agents, flavour enhancers, glazing agent and other. All substances which are added to food, must be specified in the list of ingredients, however, is not knowing whether they are harmless or health concern.

However, some are Additives, including artificial dyes now in review advised because they trigger allergies in sensitive people. Here, caution is recommended in the following health-dubious dyes: TARTRAZINE (yellow) (E 102), quinoline yellow (E 104), sunset yellow FCF (E 110) 5, Azorubine (red) (E 122), cochineal red A (E 124), allura red (E 129), they often find use in sweets, fruit finished products, desserts and beverages. Who would like to do without artificial dyes, should avoid all numbers that begin with a “1”. Since 2010, food manufacturers have to label their products if they have processed food from the Group of azo dyes. The following note must be affixed on the packaging: “activity and attention in children may affect”.

Are preservatives (E 200 – 299) safe? Without preservation would nowadays hardly a manufacturer able to make long-lasting products. As for the artificial dyes, preservatives can allergies, Headache, nausea and even asthma trigger. Various compounds of sulphur dioxide (E 220 – 228) can trigger sulfite asthma. Caution is also offered, with the connection of Ascorbic acid 300 (vitamin C) and the Benzaldehydes (E 210 – 291), it may be a carcinogenic benzene. Impact on health by glutamate (621 – 625 E)? Some food manufacturers achieve a supposed better taste by adding flavour enhancers and at the same time they increasing their Gewinne.Das monosodium glutamate can be frequently found in condiments, snacks, soups, instant soups and dishes. In some cases also in sausages and sausage requirements. Meanwhile, it is known that glutamate, stimulate the appetite and thereby contributing to the obesity of consumers. But also over reactions of the body, such as E.g. dizziness, sweating, and nausea to asthma attacks to bring back on the Wahid extracts. Manufacturers are required to label their products, If monosodium glutamate has been used, it requires no labelling, if yeast extract or spices have been used – but glutamate in the game are here, too. Who regularly bombed his taste buds with glutamate, feels the natural products manufactured as a rather bland. “This has also resulted in that many children already on unnatural” products better access, as food prepared on fresh. Why are artificial additives in food still allowed? Are granted once approvals, without knowledge of its health effects, because studies are missing, they are not revoked unfortunately also.In view of this development, every consumer should reconsider critically its consumer behavior, because only so he prevents ill to eat on the ingredient list getting particular attention should be shopping. Who is daily supplied with fresh fruit, vegetables and meat or fish, is the artificial additives out of the way.