Mars In 1930 the company presents its most popular product called Snickers chocolate and now earn $ 2 million each year from its sale throughout the world.
In the UK, in 2004, the Federation of Food and Beverage created a manifesto that included 7 pledge of action, asking the industry of food and beverages to reduce portion sizes, clearly label of ingredients and nutritional information, and reduce levels of fat, salt and sugar in their products.
The Mars company promised to replace the King Size Snickers bar in the UK, with a bar size shareable 2005. King Size Snickers bars are still being sold in the US and unfortunately still they contain large amounts of fat, salt and sugar, as well as some other questionable ingredients.
What are the ingredients Snickers bar?
The following ingredients are contained in the Snickers bar: cocoa butter, skim milk, corn syrup, milk fat, artificial flavor, sugar, milk chocolate, peanuts, salt, egg whites, soy oil partially hydrogenated soya lecithin and lactose.
As you can see, Snickers contains some ingredients like eggs, nuts and dairy products that many people develop allergic reactions, but there are also some other hidden hazards between these ingredients.
Nutritional Snickers bar
Serving Size: 2 oz
Calories from fat: 98
Cholesterol: 8 mg
Sodium: 130 mg
Carbohydrates: 37 g
Sugar and corn sugar (high fructose corn syrup)
An experiment conducted on rats that were fed HFCS gained showed that 300% more fat than rats that were fed regular sugar or fruit sugar. Moreover, it also makes the LDL (bad) cholesterol in the blood, which causes plague buildup leading to a number of health conditions such as stroke, hypertension and heart disease. HFCS is processed through our liver, gallbladder and kidney, and consequently, causes fatty liver. Moreover, this type of scarring of the liver reduces their ability to process toxins that accumulate in our bodies and make us sick. The worst thing is that HFCS is high in mercury levels and excessive exposure can damage the nervous system and the brain irrevitable.
Soybean oil / soy lecithin
People should avoid soy oil or soy lecithin and soy contains high levels of phytoestrogens that are plant-based estrogens that mimic estrogen in our body, and the consumption of large amounts of it can cause infertility, decreased libido, uterine fibroids, breast cancer and endometriosis.
93% of soy is GMO (genetically modified)
partially hydrogenated soybean oil
Trypsin inhibitors, they are also found in soy inhibit proper digestion of proteins.
OMG causes soybean oil, diabetes, fatty liver, diabetes and obesity.
Soy is also the king of Goitrogens cells (suppressor thyroid).
Avoid oil transgenic soy is a man made natural fat and causes cell dysfunction leading to decreased levels of good cholesterol, increased levels of bad cholseterol, heart disease, bone degeneration, asthma, obesity, diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases, reduced immune function, reproductive problems and causes creates interference with the ability of our body to use omega-3 fats.
Phytlates found in soy blocks mineral absorption.
The next time you want to buy laughs, you should think twice before all that can cause negative effects and is likely to change his mind.