The food additives you should avoid

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Where do the toxins that consume come from? And what foods are they in?

Here is a list on the additives, their codes and the foods they are most commonly found in, please ensure you read the back of al labels to avoid eating these toxins/additives.  These additives shouldn’t just be avoided during a Teatox, we recommend keeping the consumption of additives to a minimum.



Code/Known as

Found in



“diet sugar”; diet coke. Coke zero, jello, desserts, sugar free gum, drink mixers. Sweeteners, cereal, breath mints, puddings, icea tea, toothpaste, cough syrup

High Fructose corn syrup


Most processed foods, breads, candy, flavored yoghurts, salad dressings, caned vegetables, cereals

Monosodium Glutamate

MSG / E621

Chinese food, potato chips, snacks, chips, cookies, seasonings, most Campbell soup products, frozen dinners, lunch meats

Food dyes

E133 E124 E110 E102

Ice cream, candy, bakery products, American cheese, macaroni and cheese, fruit cocktails,

Trans fat

Partially hydrogenated vegetable oils

Margarines, chips and cracked, baked goods, fast foods



Preservative in potato chips, gum, cereal, frozen sausages, enriched rice, lard, shortening, candy, jello

Sodium Nitrate/Sodium Nitrite


Hotdogs, bacon, ham, luncheon meat, cured meats, corned beef, smoked fish or any processed meats.


These additives are not your friend and are added to foods to make them more appealing, increase the shelf life, enhance flavor , improve palatability, appear different color, have a different texture etc.  Try to consume only natural non packaged foods and create meals from scratch!


For more healthy tips check out our Programs. They have heaps of information on foods to avoid, lifestyle tips and positive habits to improve your health. 

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