If you are a fan of junk food, you are not alone millions of people love these colorful looking food that tantalize your taste buds like anything. But do you know, what do they really contain?
It will take you by surprise to know about the exhaustive list of harmful additives and pesticides it contains! Pesticides, insecticides, additives, adulterants, you name it, they have it. Although most of these foods are FDA-approved, they contain a frightening lot of harmful things to your body! Time to freak out!
Arsenic in Your Beverages! Gulp!
It might shock you to know that there is a crazy amount of arsenic eating or drinking foods. Yeah right, your favorite drinks such as packed juices. foods and rice contain a lot of groundwater that in turn contains arsenic. Arsenic removes the murkiness in drinks such as beer and wine.
Ice Creams or Beaver Private Parts!
Disgusted much?! This bit of news can make you let go of your perennial love for ice creams. Commercialized versions contain castoreum that comes from hold your breath, castor sacs of male and female beavers, and is a popular way of flavoring your ice creams. It makes your ice creams creamy!! Gross.
Burgers Made of a Human Hair!
If this does not gross you out, we don’t know what will. What does a juicy piece of burger remind you of? A succulent piece of meat or human hair? We know it sounds disgusting and will definitely make you think twice before ordering burgers. Burgers, pizzas, you name it and it has it. Human hair contains something called L-Cysteine an amino acid that increases the shelf-life of your junk foods.
Think Sausages, Think Animal Intestines
If sausages are your favorite foods then this will surely freak you out! It contains animal intestines. The animal intestines give the sausages a shiny look. Eek! That means the shinier it is, the more animal intestines it contains.
Nuggets or Silicon Implant Fillers
Chicken nuggets for your soul?! Well, you’ll beg to differ once you hear what are the ingredients used to make them juicy, tender, and oh-so-delicious!
Dimethylpolysiloxane, quite a mouthful, but this is the very compound that makes chicken nuggets what it is and it is also used to make breast implants. So, it contains as much as fifty percent of chicken and the other half is made of this breast implant filler. So, what you are consuming is breast implant filler! Read that twice and process the information!
Sheep Wool in Your Cereal
You have heard lanolin to be in your body creams, but have you heard it to be part of your wait, breakfast cereals! It kind of gets you thinking what are the things are we eating? Can it really be labeled as edible? It apparently enhances your vitamin D3 levels. We’d rather spend some time out in the sun for ten to fifteen minutes to raise our vitamin D levels, any day!
Calm Stomach in Your Cheese Plate
Rennet, an enzyme derived from the stomach of baby calves thickens the cheese. The commercialized cheeses are way worse than their European counterparts. It uses animal stomach parts to lend the cheeses extra creamy and sumptuous.
Take a Good Look in Your Beer, May Find Fish Intestine
The dried fish bladder in your isinglass can make your beer look good and clear. If this scares you, go for vegan beers! Yes, they are a thing, plant-based meals are the way to go these days.
The fruit snacks you dote on aren’t too clean either. It contains gelatin and it gets its distinctive jelly-like consistency. It contains boiling animal skins, bones, and tendons from pigs or cows. Not only fruit snacks, but you will also find the sneaky gelatin in many of your favorite foods such as cream cheese, marshmallows, and jello shots!
Bugs in Your Red Wine
The cochineal bug can find your way into your evening beverages, read your wine. The reason they are used is they lend a red hue to your favorite red beverage, that’s not all they are also a part of red velvet cakes, makeups and colored yogurts. So, red velvet cakes anyone? No, please!
It is now time to rethink your take on your favorite junk foods!