5 Ingredients to Avoid to Make Your Body Happy (Part 2) | Awayion Beauty

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In this post, discover 5 more gnarly ingredients for you to think about avoiding. This post is a recent monthly series. Covering food ingredients that are bad or potentially bad.

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TL:DR A quick post glance:

  1. Bone Meal
  2. BHT
  3. Carmine, Cochineal, Carmine Acid
  4. Gelatin
  5. Glycerin, Glycerol

Sound interesting? Okay, ladies, let’s start. 

BONUS: Missed Part 1? No worries, take a quick peak here.

1. Bone Meal

vitamins and supplements

For starters, this ingredient could be found in certain vitamins and supplements. It is made of ground animal bones. Fancy.

2. Butylated Hydroxyanisole(BHA) Butylated Hydroxytoluene(BHT)

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This ingredient could be in plastic bottled water. It is also found in some bacon, baked goods, and foods having artificial flavoring and colors.

Researchers say this ingredient could hurt your body by causing infertility and cancer.

RELATED: Know effects of drinking from plastic bottled water? Read this.

3. Carmine, Cochineal, Carmine Acid

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This ingredient from the crushed female cochineal insect.

Its’ red pigment is found in some red lollipops, some food coloring, and red colored applesauce.

Researchers say this ingredient can cause allergic reactions.

4. Gelatin

This ingredient is made from the boiled remains of cows and pigs.

It is used as a thickener for some puddings. And can be found in some sweet treats such as marshmallows, cakes, and yogurts.

5. Glycerin, Glycerol

This ingredient is found in some chewing gums among other foods. It is a byproduct of soap manufacturing. 

RELATED: Check out part 3.

Major Takeaways

You now know a few more gnarly ingredients to avoid eating.

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Freedman, Rory, and Kim Barnouin. Skinny...: A No-nonsense, Tough-love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap and Start Looking Fabulous! Philadelphia, PA: Running, 2005. Print