Food additives & its health hazards

Health – Definition

“The state of Physical, mental and Social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” – WHO

What are toxins?

Toxic Substances that accumulates in the body causing toxicity:

Heavy Metals, Drugs, Industrial chemicals, Pesticides, Fuels, and Drug abuse & Bacterial toxins

Pollutants: From Air, Sound, Water, Radio active compounds

What are the toxins in food?

Aflatoxins, Fungal toxins, Pesticide residues, Hormones, Bacterial contaminants, Chemical compounds like taste enhancers