The effect of phenylalanine and stimulants and antidepressants. It improves brain function and memory (and according to some - and sexual activity), and decreased appetite and need for sleep. Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid involved in the building of proteins in the body. Natural source of phenylalanine is brown rice.
Comment : Banned in Norway and Austria. Provoke attacks of asthma and urticaria in children. There is a link to thyroid tumors, chromosomal damage, rashes and hyperactivity. Tartrazine sensitivity is related to that of aspirin. Used in colored drinks, sweets, jams, cornflakes, snacks, canned fish, dry soups.
E414 (E 400-499 Tires, thickeners, stabilizers and emulsifiers)
Comment : Non-caloric sweetener 200 times sweeter than sugar. Used in confections, frozen desserts, confectionery, dairy products, medicines, cosmetics, mouthwash, and especially in beverages. CSPI (Center for Science in the Public Interest) includes artificial sweeteners - aspartame, saccharin and acesulfame K in its list of "Ten Worst supplements." They cause tumors in experimental animals and increases the risk of cancer development in humans.
Comment : Banned in the USA and UK. Calcium and sodium cyclamate artificial sweeteners cause migraines and other side effects. May lead to cancer. In animal experiments found testicular damage in rats and mice embryos.
Comment : Calcium and sodium saccharin are artificial sweeteners derived from toluene (a known carcinogen). In 1977 it is prohibited in the United States, which was restored after its use in mandatory label the following: "Use of this product is dangerous for your health, this product contains saccharin, which has been found to cause cancer in experimental animals. "
Warning : Consumption in large quantities is dangerous to health. The liver fails to process it instantly into energy and converts it into fat. Increases the risk of cardiovascular problems, insulin resistance and diabetes.
Comment : Provides the body with only calories without minerals, vitamins and other nutrients.
Comment : Used to acidification of food products. Derived from citrus fruits. Found in biscuits, frozen fish, cheese and other dairy products, infant food, cakes, soups, rye bread, soft drinks, fermented meat products.
E338 (E 300-399 Antioxidants, minerals and acidity regulators)
Warning : Be avoided by people with gluten intolerance.
Comment : Artificial sweetener. Obtained from the carbohydrates of rice, corn, potatoes, barley. Can be derived naturally from nature, it is considered unnecessary - approved as a food additive in food.