Health and Food What’s in our food, and what does it do to us? What’s in our food, and what does it do to us?

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<ul><li><p>Health and FoodWhats in our food,andwhat does it do to us?</p></li><li><p>Red Food DyesCochinealCarmineCarminic Acid</p></li><li><p>Natural and Artificial FlavorsDetermined by the methods.Banana + solvent = naturalVinegar + amyl alcohol + sulfuric acid = artificialNatural = healthy?Natural almond flavor from peach pits contains hydrogen cyanide.Artificial almond flavor does not.</p></li><li><p>Whats in your fries?+=</p></li><li><p>High Fructose Corn Syrup</p></li><li><p>High Fructose Corn SyrupMetabolic Shunting</p><p>Pancreas secretes insulin</p><p>Liver releases fatty acids</p><p>Fatty acids end up shutting down insulin production</p><p>Blood sugar spikes</p></li><li><p>Problems from HFCSDiabetes</p><p>Obesity</p><p>Possible liver damage</p></li><li><p>Super-size MePay attention to the issues of HFCS and fatty foodsDiabetes in childrenObesityMorgans medical problemsObesityLiver functionsDepressionGeneral lack of energy</p></li><li><p>Food and HealthWhat did you find in your food?</p><p>What is sociological about this issue?</p><p>How much of the obesity issue in the US is a matter of choice, and how much of it is a result of social forces?</p></li></ul>


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