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Toxic Substances To Avoid*

Synthetic Food


GMO foods are man-made laboratory creations intended to withstand high levels of pesticides; heavy metals and viruses are used to create some of them.Top GMO foods to avoid:

  • Beets and beet sugar

  • Canola oil

  • Cottonseed oil

  • Soy

  • Corn

  • Hawaiian papaya

  • Alfa alfa, zucchini, squash, flax, GM salmon


The majority of meat you're buying has been pumped full of steroids, estrogens, and growth hormones. In addition, meat is "treated" with a host of chemicals, sprayed and radiated, on its way to stores and restaurants.

Preservatives - Dyes

Food preservatives are added to meat and other products to prevent rotting, discoloration, and extend shelf-life.

Unfortunately, preservatives are often hidden in food labels.

  • Sulfites

  • Nitrates

  • MSG

  • Sodium Benzoate

  • Propyl Gallate

  • Aspartame

  • Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT)

  • Phosphoric Acid

Food dyes are added to many beverages, often to children's "treats" and candies to give them color. They are usually listed in the ingredients with the name of the color and a number following it, like:

Yellow #5, Red #40, etc.

Artificial Sweeteners

  • Aspartame

  • Acesulfame K (potassium)

  • Dulcin

  • equal

  • Neotame

  • NutraSweet

  • Nutrinova

  • Phenlalanine

  • Saccharin

  • Sucralose/Splenda

  • Sweet 'N Low

Studies show that artificial sweeteners can cause obesity, mood disorders, learning disabilities, neurological dysfunction, cancer, migraines, and cardiovascular disease.

toxic foods, hormones, dyes for lymphatic system

Heavy Metals


Found in thousands of common items like contact lens solutions, nasal sprays, prescription drugs, vaccines, flu shots, fungicides, fertilizers.


Found in anti-perspirants, cosmetics, anti-acids, cans, vaccines, dental work, cookware, tap water.


Found predominantly in soil and gets transferred to grains, potatoes, tobacco, vegetables, in some fertilizers, batteries, ceramics, nail polish, rubber tires, plastics, paints, pesticides, water.


Found in buildings, pipes, specialty paints, toys, ammunition, ground water, batteries, pottery, construction materials, some cosmetics.


Formerly used in some herbicides, fungicides, and pesticides, which still remain in earth's soil contaminating our current food supply. Arsenic also makes its way into the ocean from coal burning plants and polluting lobsters, crabs, clams, oysters, scallops, mussels. 


Found in pools, water, medicines,  processed foods, and they are used as an additive to breads to help yeast rise. And like most other synthetic products, it is found in everyday used items like curtains, chair coverings. sofas, and computer screens.

*Kindly reprinted with permission from "The Rain Barrel Effect"

by Dr. Stephen Cabral

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