What’s In The Christmas Cookies?

by Chiropractors Brighton on December 21, 2010

The following information was sourced from Natural News .
The Christmas-colored snack chips and store-bought cookies may look festive, but watch out: Eating them may cause side effects such as hyperactivity, especially in children. That’s because nearly all Christmas-colored foods achieve their colors through the use of artificial coloring chemicals, including Red #40.

These artificial coloring chemicals are derived from coal tars. They’re synthesized in chemical reactions in laboratories, then shipped to food manufacturers to be dripped into commercial food recipes. Nearly all “guacamole” products sold at the grocery stores — such as guacamole chips and dips — use artificial green coloring chemicals in order to trick consumers into thinking they’re buying products made with real avocados.

Chemicals cause ADHD

The problem with all this is that scientific studies have linked artificial food coloring chemicals to behavioral disorders in children that can be diagnosed as ADHD (http://www.naturalnews.com/artifici…). This means food coloring chemicals alter human brain function. When combined with the other refined sugars and wheat ingredients typically used in holiday treats and sweets, artificial colors can cause both children and adults to become hyperactive, moody and highly emotional. (Sounds just like Christmas with the family, doesn’t it?)

If you really want peace on Earth this holiday season, avoid buying (or consuming) Christmas-colored snack chips, cookies, treats or other manufactured food items. They are almost all made with artificial red and green food coloring chemicals.

And while you’re at it, remember to avoid Christmas meat gifts because virtually all processed meat is made with sodium nitrite to make it appear red (the sodium nitrite acts sort of like a chemical color preservative and enhancer). What’s wrong with that? Sodium nitrite sharply increases the risk of colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, brain cancer and leukemia (http://naturalnews.com/sodium_nitri…).

Please share this story with friends and family members so they can also avoid consuming coal tar chemicals in their holiday foods this year.

Have a wonderful (and healthy) holiday season! And please avoid the Christmas-colored poisons in the food supply.

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/030761_Christmas_cookies_food_coloring.html#ixzz18eDwl3L8

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seattle chiropractor January 3, 2011 at 5:53 pm

Eat less food. Eat healthier food. Exercise. Don’t smoke. Get adjusted by your chiropractor. These simple lifestyle choices all have a positive long-term impact on your health.

Chiropractors Brighton January 3, 2011 at 6:58 pm

Brilliantly said Dr Devine! Thankyou.

Hexham Chiropractor January 6, 2011 at 10:01 pm

I’m seeing a lot more “natural” coloring going into foods now which I suppose is a good thing. And apparently in America you can buy bacon and sausages without sodium nitrite!

Chiropractors Brighton January 7, 2011 at 9:39 am

Thankyou for the information Dr Bolesta and I love your website!

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