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Study Shows One Common Food Additive Causes Crohn’s Disease And Colitis


A new study has revealed that one common additive in many processed foods, including breads, candy, mayonnaise, and ice cream can cause inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The culprit here is the emulsifiers that food manufacturers add to nearly every kind of processed food on the market.

According to HNGN, the function of emulsifiers in foods is to enhance the texture and help preserve shelf life. However, this simple additive could have detrimental effects on gut bacteria, resulting in ailments like Crohn’s disease and colitis.

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