Supplements are a fact of the daily modern life for athletes and people struggling with some health issues.
While they can contribute some things for your body you should be aware that almost 95% of all supplements contain harmful chemicals that and do you more harm than good.
The pharmaceutical companies do not always take care of these bad side effects and only care for their own profits.
Generally, supplements do not come from natural or edible sources but are made completely synthetically and contain artificial colors, fake vitamins and synthetic flow agents. These components are not absorbed by the body and that can do permanent damage to some organs.
A full list of GMO containing synthetic supplements:
- Lactic acid
- Citric acid
- GMO fed pork and beef gelatin
- Soy lecithin
- Corn starch
- Modified cornstarch
- Natural flavorings
- Whey/eggs protein from GMO fed cattle/chickens
- Xanthan gum
- Ascorbyl palmitate
- Hydrogenated soybean oil
You should also beware of the following ingredients:
This is a pigment that is added in vitamin supplements and has been classified as a carcinogenic substance to humans. Results have shown that it causes respiratory tract cancer in rats only through inhalation. This pigment can also weaken the immune system.
Magnesium Stearate And Stearic Acid
These are substances found in almost any supplement and joins magnesium with stearic acid. This is done in order for the pills to not stick together and for lubricating abilities. According to studies this substance can affect the natural “killer” cells and loss of membrane which reduces the cell function and viability.
This is basically sand and manufacturers use it to increase the weight of the pill bottle and this gives the medication a high-quality look when in fact it is just a name for an overly expensive filler.
According to studies this substance causes gastrointestinal inflammation and colon cancer in laboratory animals. It can also cause irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea and other chronic issues.
These can cause hyperactivity in children and many other ailments in both adults and kids.
Take care the next time you buy your supplements and by from a trustworthy brand and make sure you read the label carefully.
Stay clear from acrylamides, sodium benzoate, gums, sorbitol, benzoic acid, carnauba wax, silica, povidone, corn starch, methylcellulose, propylene glycol and so on.