Handy list to avoid toxins in food

There is so much information it can be overwhelming to start off on a purer journey, we started by looking at and changing the food and drink we had, this is a huge step and I know from experience it can be mind boggling. So here is a handy guide for you to print off to take shopping, this is just a basic starting off list, we have moved so far on our journey now that we avoid so much more but I don’t want to overwhelm you or put you off.

E102 Tartrazine
E104 Quinoline Yellow
E107 Yellow 2G
E110 Sunset Yellow
E120 Cochineal
E122 Carmoisine
E123 Amaranth
E124 Ponceau 4R
E127 Erythrosine
E128 Red 2G
E129 Allura Red
E131 Patent Blue V
E132 Indigo Carmine
E133 Brilliant Blue FCF
E142 Green S
E151 Black PN
E154 Brown FK
E210 Benzoic acid
E211 Sodium benzoate
E212 Potassium benzoate
E213 Calcium benzoate
E214 Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
E215 Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate sodium salt
E216 Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
E217 Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate sodium salt
E218 Methyl 4- hydroxybenzoate
E219 Methyl 4- hydroxybenzoate sodium salt
E220 Sulphur dioxide
E221 Sodium sulphite
E222 Sodium hydrogen sulphite
E223 Sodium metabisulphite
E224 Pottasium metabisulphite
E226 Calcium sulphite
E227 Calcium hydrogen sulphite
E230 Biphenyl
E231 2-Hydroxybiphenyl
E232 Sodium biphenyl-2-yl oxide
E233 2-(Thiazol-4-yl) benzimidazole
E239 Hexamine
E249 Potassium nitrite
E250 Sodium nitrite
E251 Sodium nitrate
E252 Potassium nitrate

This list is aimed at children, but asthmatics especially and adults in my opinion should really follow it too.


The colours and preservatives on the list can cause ADD, cancer, asthma, allergic reactions, particularly skin irritation, gastric irritation, irritability, lack of energy, headache, dizziness, vomiting, diarrhoea, laboured breathing, kidney and liver problems, nausea, brain damage, itching, urticaria (hives), rhinitis (runny nose), nasal congestion, hyperactivity, kidney tumours, chromosomal damage, abdominal pain,  indigestion, distaste for food, eczema and more.

Full details of each individual colour and preservative will be in our eBook.


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