In this article we shall present you supplements that contain dangerous ingredients of which we are not even aware of it, as a matter of fact more than 97% of the vitamins regularly taken have some dangerous ingredient included in them.
Unfortunately, the big pharmaceutical companies constantly use them and they are contained in the popularly used products like Centrum which is a product of the Pharma giant Wyeth, and aspirin a product of Bayer HealthCare.
Likewise, various supplements are sold by Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, and other big pharmaceutical firms, and large part of them are rich in artificial additives, chemical colorings, synthetic flow agents, and moreover imitation of vitamin compounds, which the body cannot completely process since it does not recognize them.
Facts about supplements that you need to know:
- It is a fact that supplements and pills derived from whole foods treat many vitamin deficiencies, but not all of them.
- Quite a number of supplements, particularly multivitamins, are not derived from edible foods but are a product of synthetically manufactured substances
- Synthetic substances, on the other hand, are not always absorbed well, and if they are in high quantities then they can cause devastating effects.
- Epidemiological evidence reveals the fact that common multi-nutritional vitamins do not offer many health benefits.
Supplements and their Dangerous Ingredients
The most stunning fact about the content of supplements is the one that they contain GMOs, and above all in excessive amounts.
As a matter of fact they have excessive quantities of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), aspartame, aluminum, toxic additives, and petroleum-derived artificial colors. Each one of these kills the gut bacteria.
Here below is the list which includes GMO Fillers which have to be avoided in the supplements:
- Ascorbyl palmitate
- Corn starch
- Citric acid
- GMO fed pork/beef gelatin
- Hydrogenated soybean oil
- Lactic acid
- Modified food starch (corn)
- Natural flavoring
- Soy lecithin
- Whey/egg white protein from GMO-fed cattle/chickens
- Xanthan gum
Moreover, you need to stay away from the following toxins as well:
Artificial colors are connected to numerous issues including cancer, hyperactivity in children, and so on.
Unfortunately, many well-known supplements such as Centrum contain a lot of toxic coloring agents like FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake and FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake; all of them are potential neurotoxins.
According to the warning of the Cornucopia Institute, and of the extremely-effective food activism group, this toxin provokes “gastrointestinal inflammation, including higher rates of colon cancer, in laboratory animals.”
Likewise, it leads to gastrointestinal symptoms, including chronic diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, spastic colon, irritable bowel syndrome/IBS, and so on. Therefore, you need to avoid it if you want to stay healthy.
Believe it or not, but this ingredient is a common sand which is utilized as an expensive filler, with an only purpose to make the bottle weigh more giving the impression that it is of higher quality.
Stearic Acid and Magnesium Stearate
Magnesium stearate is included in about 90% of all existing vitamin supplements, which is made by adding a magnesium ion to stearic acid. The reason why it is added to supplements is because of the lubricating properties which prevent the stickiness of the capsules and pills to each other.
According to Immunology that released a study which showed that stearic acid could hinder the activity of our natural killer cells, T cells, and hence cause “a loss of membrane potential and ultimately cell function and viability.”But, it is sourced from hydrogenated oils such as cottonseed oil which is high in pesticide residue because it is genetically engineered.
This ingredient is a typical pigment in supplements and vitamins, and if you are taking it along in your vitamins or supplements, consequently it will weaken the immune system.
“Titanium dioxide has recently been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as an IARC Group 2B carcinogen ‘possibly carcinogen[ic] to humans,’” explains the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety on its website.
“This evidence showed that high concentrations of pigment-grade (powdered) and ultrafine titanium dioxide dust caused respiratory tract cancer in rats exposed by inhalation and intratracheal instillation.”
In addition to all of this, avoid the following fillers in supplements:
Crospovidone, Croscarmellose, (anything with propyl or ethyl), Ethylcellulose, Hydroxy Propyl Cellulose, acrylamides, benzoic acid, benzoate, carnauba wax, gums, glaze, plasdone products, povidone, starch (corn), sodium ,silica, sorbitol, Talc, yeast extract, Shellac, Propylene glycol, sodium laurly sulfate, laureth sulfate, Potassium Sorbate, Pregelatinized Starch, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Methylcellulose.