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American Super Collagen Review

por Emily Jacob (2019-03-28)

Research has proven that high fructose American Super Collagen corn syrup upsets the human metabolism, raising the risk for diabetes and heart disease. Due to its chemical structure, it encourages overeating and leads to obesity. In addition, high consumption of fructose zaps the body's reserves of chromium, a mineral important for maintaining healthy levels of cholesterol, insulin, and blood sugar. Manufactures opt to use high fructose corn syrup because it is cheaper, sweeter, mixes more easily with other ingredients, and has a longer shelf-life. It gives baked goods an inviting brown color and soft texture. Today, Americans consume nearly 63 pounds of it per person per year in drinks and sweets, as well as in many other processed foods. Check the ingredient list for "high fructose corn syrup", "corn syrup", "corn syrup solids", or "corn sweetener". Sodium Nitrate (Sodium Nitrite) Sodium nitrate (sodium nitrite) is used as a preservative and a coloring and flavoring agent in bacon, ham, hot dogs, luncheon meats, sausages, corned beef, smoked fish, and other processed meats. These additives can lead to the formation of cancer-causing chemicals called nitrosamines. Studies have found a link between consuming nitrates and cancer in humans. Excessive Sodium Processed foods often contain very high levels of sodium. Salt (sodium chloride) helps prevent spoiling by drawing moisture out of food, so bacteria can't grow. Salt also kills existing bacteria that might cause spoiling. Salt makes soups more savory, reduces dryness in crackers and pretzels, and increases sweetness in cakes and cookies. Salt also helps disguise metallic or chemical aftertastes in products such as soft drinks. The Recommended Daily Allowance for sodium is no more than 2,400 mg per day, about one teaspoon of salt. People with high blood pressure should limit their daily intake to less than 1,500 mg. Americans, on average, take in between 4,000-5,000 mg every day, mostly from processed foods.