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Cookie Pirate – Cookies
Cookie Pirate – Cookies

 
For starters, these foods have many dyes – after all, where do you think that cookies colors come from? Although they are called “chocolate”, “strawberry”, “dulce de leche” – and many others, cookies are far from presenting what they are proposed. And, I come back to the issue I mentioned earlier about sugar. After all, cookies are filled with our “sweet poison”.

Croqueta – Deep-fried dumpling filled with shredded chicken.
Croqueta – Deep-fried dumpling filled with shredded chicken.

 
The consumption of fried foods is not recommended due to the fact that is made with hot oil in its ebullition form, having the ability to change the organic and chemical structures of the food being prepared. In the frying process a substance called acrolein is formed, which according to studies has a highly carcinogenic potential. The action of acrolein is characterized by the destruction of elastic fibers of the human body, and also causes irritation of the gastric mucous.

Bacon Bob – Bacon
Bacon Bob – Bacon

 
The problem with bacon is not the fat it has. The problem is the industrialized bacon, which receives substances like nitrite and nitrate. The same used in the processed and embedded meats. These preservatives are the real villains that turns food into dangerous food. Imagine this adding one of these snacks with bread and fatty cheeses, condiments, preservatives. The whole makes everything even more harmful to the body, especially children.

Sausage Dragon – Hot Dog Sausage
Sausage Dragon – Hot Dog Sausage

 
We must know and understand our body needs and for that we also need to have knowledge about the food we ingest. The sausage (the hot-dog type) is an encased meat, meaning that it is produced with fat meats that has in its formula chemical additives called nitrates that in the stomach become true carcinogens!

Pepperonimo – Pepperoni Pizza
Pepperonimo – Pepperoni Pizza

Pepperoni pizza, wich is one of Jonny’s family favorite (and one of the most popular ones), is composed of various antinutrients – meaning that, is the opposite of what the body needs to develops itself with health and quality. Pizza dough is traditionally made of white flower, an ingredient as harmful as sugar, poor on nutrients and with a high glicemic value.

Draz – Fried Cake Doughnut
Draz – Fried Cake Doughnut

 
He’s another nightmare for your health. The “sonho” (a doughnut stuffed with jellies and condensed milk) contains several villains together and mixed in the same preparation. It contains a lot of sugar, which we know that acts on weight gain, increase blood glucose, cause addiction and increases the desire to eat sweets, agitation among other maladies.