Warning : Consumption in large quantities is dangerous to health. The liver fails to process it instantly into energy and converts it into fat. Increases the risk of cardiovascular problems, insulin resistance and diabetes.
Comment : Provides the body with only calories without minerals, vitamins and other nutrients.
Warning : Increases the amount of bad cholesterol, and is a factor in the preparation of cardio-vascular diseases. More dangerous than animal fats. It is believed it causes many other diseases: Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes, disorders of liver functions belong.
Comment : There are trends in Europe and America to limit its use in food
Comment : Dangerous! Banned in Norway. Common ingredient in tablets and capsules. It is also used in ice cream, cakes, baked goods, confectionery, biscuits. A synthetically produced from coal tar. May cause nausea, vomiting, increased blood pressure, flushing, breathing problems and other allergic reactions.
Warning : Pay attention when consumed by young children or babies!
Comment : Used for the acidification of the products. Adjusts the acidity. Prepared by heating and fermentation of the carbohydrates in milk, potato or molasses. Newborns and young children find it difficult to metabolize. Used in cakes, decorations, drinks, sometimes beer in infant formulas.
E503 (E 500-599 Mineral salts, pH regulators and humectants)
Comment : Although there are no known side effects from the use of sodium hydroxide in small amounts in larger quantities can be very harmful. Banned in Australia for that reason.
Used to counteract the acidity.