To bleach flour a chemical called azodicarbonamide is used. If it doesn’t say unbleached flour it has chemicals in it. It is a plastic dough conditioner to make bread fluffier. There have yet to be enough studies on this so the health risks are unknown. Better to go with whole -grain options when you can.

Fruit juices are not as good as they sound. The fiber has been removed and in many cases replaced with high fructose corn syrup. That means that on top of the natural sugar there is added sugar that you don’t need. All this sugar is more than the liver can handle and starts turning into fat. If you want a flavored drink cut up some fruit/veggies and make a detox water.

Diet soda is not that much of a diet. It is worse than the original soda. Caramel coloring, Bisphenol A (BPA),and aspartame are all ingredients in diet sodas. Aspartame raises blood sugar levels, caramel coloring increases the growth of cancer and tumor cells. That’s not including the effects of (BPA).

helpful nutritional facts from healthy lifestyle secretsSecret: Most coffee creamers are not even cream, but hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oil. They are full of trans fats, added sugar, and artificial coloring. Studies show that they can diminish memory of people under the age of 45. While increasing the risk of heart disease and even have ingredients banned by the FDA.

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