Everyone prefers getting their dinner from the McDonald’s whenever they are late. But once you read these horrific facts, you will never eat anything from McDonald’s.
McDonald’s have many sickening additions to their burger and you may never know about them.
1. Silicone Oil
Do you love chicken nuggets rather than burger? You make think it’s a healthy choice you are making. But you don’t know about the silicone oil that is being used in the nuggets. It is the same stuff used for making medical-grade plastic items and contact lenses.
Fast food restaurants offer breads that taste great. Do you know where that taste comes from? It’s because of Cysteine-L, an additive. The amino acid normally exists in the human hair and even in the feathers of ducks. So you know what you must be eating.
3. Ammonium Sulfate
This compound is useful in making bread in bulk in a short time. It is also good in fertilizing soil and killing bugs. Does that make it the right ingredient to be added to your dinner?
McDonald’s lists 18 items available for sale and TBHQ is one of them. It can not only be hazardous to your health, it could also be deadly. But then there’s the FDA and they approved this additive to be Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS).
5. Propylene Glycol
Propylene glycol is a chemical compound that can be found in anti-freeze, e-cigarettes, and fast food!
6. Prescription Drugs
McChicken sandwiches use farm-raised poultry. This means that you could be consuming the anti-depressants and various drugs used for treating the poultry. The powerful medications used for fighting infections and various illnesses in chicken could accumulate in their flesh and can go down into your stomach.
Dimethylpolysiloxane is there in many things that you would never eat. This includes silly putty, polishes, cosmetics, shampoo, heat-resistant tiles and caulk. But what you don’t know is that it could also be there in the foods available in fast food restaurants.
8. Carminic Acid
This compound is used in meat for dyeing it and keeping it red. It is made from Cochineal Beatles.
Cellulose may be organic, but do you know how it is made? It is made from wood pulp. You don’t want to have it in your food. but most of the menu items in fast food restaurants will have it.
10. Silicon Dioxide
Industrial sand is made from this compound. But it is also used in making Wendy’s Chili, where it helps in preventing clumping.
All these compounds may be beneficial for other applications. But doesn’t mean they should be additives in your food. It will be best to analyze the time and effort you think you can save by eating fast food. You food can have even more ingredients that you could never imagine of putting in your mouth.
Currently, there is no authoritative research that could show how these compounds are affecting your digestive system and their relation to cancer. It is for these reasons that you should begin preparing your own homemade meals. You should have total control over what additives you are eating.