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    • Interesting question about how high on the list the "bad" ingredients might be. But also raises the question of how much of the ingredient does it take to promote cancer? Might not be too much.

    • I was looking at the World Cancer Research Fund's guidelines to avoid cancer:

      Be a healthy weight
      Be physically active
      Eat a diet rich in wholegrains, vegetables, fruit and beans
      Limit consumption of 'fast foods' and other processed foods high in fat, starches or sugars
      Limit consumption of red and processed meat
      Limit consumption of sugar sweetened drinks
      Limit alcohol consumption
      Do not use supplements for cancer prevention
      For mothers: breastfeed your baby, if you can

      It might be the additives you found that are banned in Europe make food more tasty and lead to higher weight. Also, they may be in processed foods in the highest amounts, which are associated with cancer. So you may be right.

    • I don't know if I am right or not but it is too bad that in America we take the risk without notifying folks of the dangers. I know, people should know by now to eat more fruits and veggies, but at least they are told that. To be in the dark about eating foods with known carcinogens is awful.

    • I just found a new article about unhealthy food (actually beverages) and posted it on Cake. American junk food companies are influencing China's nutrition policy. So this is going even further in regards to American food companies. Besides using carcinogens in their products they are deceiving people about how to be healthy, promoting exercise instead of a healthy diet.