Here’s something you may or may not know: the use of the word “natural” in the food industry has absolutely no credentials whatsoever. It can be used to virtually describe anything that can be found on grocery store shelves.
It is extremely misleading, however, as when you hear the word, you want to believe that these products are unaltered by humans, and are as close to nature and as healthy as possible. Of course, marketing experts are aware of this and unfortunately use your good intentions to their selling advantage.
Products that are described as natural often contain genetically modified ingredients (GMOs), toxic pesticides, growth hormones, antibiotics, processed sugars, concentrated sweeteners, and the list goes on. Do any of those ingredients sound natural to you? Below are the top nine disgusting chemicals that are in your food that?s commonly labeled as natural.
1. Coal Tar
Processed foods often contain…
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