In the following list of additives that are dangerous to health, you can see which additive is hidden under the corresponding E number, in which foods it is found and what side effects it can cause.
The following supplements are of concern to everyone:
E 102 tartrazine: a yellow dye that causes allergies in people who cannot tolerate aspirin or benzoic acid. This can manifest as a rash or breathing problems.
E 104 Quinoline Yellow: A yellow dye banned in the US due to the risk of cancer.
E 110 Sunset Yellow FCF: an orange dye that contributes to the development of neurodermatitis or asthma.
E 122 azorubin: a red dye that has a similar effect to E 110.
E 123 Amaranth: a red pigment commonly used in aperitif wines or spirits and considered carcinogenic.
E 124a Ponceau 4R: red dye that has an allergenic effect.
E 127 erythrosine: a red dye often used in cocktail cherries or fruit salad that can disrupt thyroid function.
E 129 Allura red AC: red dye that has an allergenic effect.
E 142 Green S: a green dye that may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
E 284 boric acid: a preservative allowed only for caviar. Boric acid accumulates in the body and can cause organ damage.
E 385 disodium calcium EDTA: an antioxidant mainly used to preserve legumes, mushrooms or fish. It can affect metabolism.
E 425 konjac: a thickener that is added, for example, to glass noodles, and prevents the absorption of nutrients.
E 512 Stannous chloride II: An antioxidant commonly used in cans and cans that can cause nausea.
E 999 Quillaja extract: foaming agent found in water-based soft drinks such as ginger ale, which contains blood toxins (saponins).
E 1520 propylene glycol: a preservative, for example in flavorings, which can lead to poisoning.
These supplements prevent the assimilation of minerals and thereby worsen the metabolism.
The following additives cause concern in children:
E 120 Conchenille: a red dye obtained from Lepidoptera and has an allergenic effect.
E 151 brilliant black BN: a black dye that can have a negative effect on diseases such as neurodermatitis or asthma.
E 154 brown FK: a brown mixture of various dyes that has an allergenic effect.
E 180 Litholrubin BK: a red dye that is often found in cheese rind and is allergenic.
E 950 acesulfame K: a sweetener that is 200 times the sweetening effect of sugar. There are mixed results regarding its damage potential.
E 951 aspartame: a partially genetically engineered sweetener that can cause cancer.
E 952 cyclamate: sweetener in chewing gum or candies that can cause cell changes.
Saccharin E 954: A sweetener that has been shown to cause cancer in animal studies.
E 957 Thaumatin: a sweetener 3000 times sweeter than sugar and promotes obesity.
E 965 Maltitol, maltitol syrup: a sweetener that promotes diarrhea and flatulence.
E 966 lactitol: a sweetener that can also cause diarrhea or flatulence.
E 967 xylitol: sweetener, acts like E 965 and E 966.
These additives are primarily dyes and sweeteners, which can contribute to poor concentration and hyperactivity in children. They also contribute to the development of diseases such as neurodermatitis and asthma.
Allergic people are concerned about the following additives:
E 100 curcumin: a yellow dye that can cause allergies and promotes the outflow of bile.
E 132 indigotin: a blue dye that mainly colors candies and liqueurs, and when combined with sodium nitrite causes genetic damage in animals.
Sorbic acid from E 200 to E 203: a preservative that can aggravate asthma or neurodermatitis.
E 210 benzoic acid: a preservative that is often added to salads and fish products. Possible side effects have not yet been clearly proven, but are likely.
Since the immune system of people with allergies reacts very violently to relatively harmless foreign substances and fights them like pathogens, chemically modified and intensively processed foods can also irritate the immune system. As a result, symptoms such as skin rash, difficulty swallowing, or breathing problems may worsen or be added to previous symptoms.