5 Preservatives and Additives You Should Avoid


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It seems there is a constant struggle to find foods without additives and preservatives. Many have been around for a very long time, while others surface as new or simply use another name for a common additive or preservative.

There are numerous reasons why food additives and preservatives are used. One reason is that they can help maintain and improve freshness by slowing product spoilage caused by mold, air, bacteria, fungi or yeast while helping reduce the risk of contamination. In some cases, additives and preservatives may help improve or maintain nutritional benefits.

However, some of them can affect your health in negative ways; because of this reason, it is important to understand and avoid the ones bad for you. Here we list 5 of them!