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EFFECTS OF FOOD PRESERVATIVES ON HEALTH

• WHAT ARE THE SUBSTANCES USED TO PRESERVE FOOD? • WHAT ARE THEIR EFFECTS ONTO OUR HEALTH? • IS THERE ANY SAFE WAY TO PRESERVE FOOD? • WHAT TYPE OF FOOD ARE SAFE TO EAT?

Act as an anti-oxidant.lactis) . Commonly found In meat . • NISIN : Used for anti-bactirial agent . • ASPARTAME : An artificial sugar which is believe to taste up to 220 times sweeter than a natural sugar! • TAURINE : A substance helps to maintain water balance and electrolyte in our body. IT is natural (culturing L. which is the 1st is safe for our health and the 2nd is bad for health: SAFE: • ASCORBIC ACID : A form of vitamin C found in veggies and fruits.3000 mg a day are considered safe. liquid eggs and salad dressing . cheese .WHAT ARE THE SUBSTANCES USED TO PRESERVE FOOD? There are two types of substance used to preserve food . Mostly used in poultry products . fish and breast milk.

• NITRITE : Often found in meat and responsible for the red colouring in hot dogs. . IT can harm your body. BHT have been linked to increased or decreased the risk of having cancer. • SODIUM BENZOATE : Helps stop fermentation or acidification of foods and can be found in sodas and beverage drinks.BAD: • SULFITES : Used to stop browning and discolouration . But it have linked to asthma and allergy. It is dangerous to consume regurlaly because it have been linked to some type of cancer. • BHA/BHT : Butylated hydroxyanisole(carcinogen) and Butylated hydroxytoluene helps preserve fat and oil in food and cosmetics.

EFFECTS ON HEALTH Trigger the allergies Destroy nutrient Cancer High Blood pressure Birth deffects .

SAFE WAY TO PRESERVE FOOD By using traditional way which is : SMOKING PICKLING CANNING FREEZING SALTING .

WHAT TYPE OF FOOD ARE SAFE TO EAT? • ORGANIC . • FRESH FOOD . It is free from preservatives . natural product is food where it is labelled fresh on to their packaging. ORGANIC NATURAL PRODUCTS FRESH FOOD . • NATURAL PRODUCTS . dyes and flavours. fresh food and fresh meat are less likely to contain food preservatives and additives. it is a preservative-free type of food and safe to consume. additives .