Dangers of Processed Food



There was a time when if you wanted something to eat, you had to get the ingredients to make it yourself. Today’s modern conveniences of packaged pre-cooked dinners and drive-thru’s have meals ready to eat in minutes, however it comes with a price that has nothing to do with money. These foods contain chemical preservatives that were never intended to be ingested by people, and yet we are spending millions of dollars each year on TV dinners, canned meals, and fast food. It’s no wonder that Americans suffer from a myriad of health problems if this is what we are continually putting into our bodies. Mashed chicken bone and chemicals deep fried in oil One recent case in Great Britain has hit the news and it shows a very vivid, if not typical, example of the damage processed foods can do. Stacey Irvine, a seventeen year old factory employee collapsed on the job and was unable to catch her breath. When she went to the hospital for examination, it was discovered that since the...