M&M candies are everyone’s special treat especially when we were children. However, according to latest research of Juicing for Health, there are at least 30 reasons you shouldn’t ever eat one more again.
First we shall display for you the ingredient list:
Milk Chocolate (Sugar, Chocolate Cocoa Butter, Skim Milk, Lactose, Milkfat, Soy Lecithin, Salt, Artificial Flavor), Cornstarch, Sugar, Less Than 1% – Corn Syrup, Dextrin, Coloring (Includes Blue 1 Lake, Yellow 6, Red 40, Yellow 5, Blue 1, Red 40 Lake, Blue 2 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake, Blue 2), Gum Acacia.
All the 30 reasons why we need to avoid these chocolates are based on the use of these ingredients:
Let us start with the Soy Lecithin, here are the potential consequences:
First of all, 93% of soy is genetically modified.
Triggers breast cancer.
It affects the fertility and reproduction.
It can lead to behavioral and cerebral abnormalities.
It may contain traces of glyphosate, as GMO soy.
Blue 1 has the following side-effects:
Causes malignant tumors.
It can trigger the following health issues: asthma, allergic reaction, hay fever, low blood pressure and hives.
If you are sensitive to aspirin, then you need to be cautious when consuming these candies.
Blue 2 continues with its “funny” effects:
This one is petroleum-based.
Due to its use the hyperactivity in children is elevated.
Tests on lab rats showed increased brain tumors.
It raises other abnormal cell development.
Moreover, it is a well-known carcinogen
Red 40 contains its own list of potential side-effects:
Causes swelling around the mouth.
Causes hyperactivity in children.
It is well-known carcinogen.
Yellow 5 has their own share in the “funny” side effects:
Causes allergic reactions.
Hyperactivity in children.
Yellow 6, on the other hand provides the following consequences:
Swelling of the skin.
Gum Acacia, a dietary fiber from the acacia tree, causes the following side effects:
It can cause gas, bloating, nausea, and loose stool.
We must say an incredible list of ingredients which for sure we need to avoid especially if they are present in our favorite candies which are very much enjoyed by our children as well.