Maybe, a lot more than you thought!
Chemical additives are used to affect flavors or preserve products, and although they do have certain uses these additives can negatively affect your health. It's important to pay attention to and be aware of what is actually in your 'food' and to look for alternatives that aren't filled with harmful additives.
Listed below are some common food additives that could be dangerous to your health:
1. Titanium dioxide.
Titanium dioxide is a common ingredient in sunscreens, but it's also used as a food additive. You may find it in salad dressings, powdered sugars, baked goods and other items.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer considers titanium dioxide a dangerous food additive and recommends that consumers avoid eating it. The agency labels it as a class 2 carcinogen bas…