Plastic food and water containers commonly used every day have been shown by research to leach chemicals if they are scratched or heated. Latest research also shows that there might be cause for concern as chemicals known as phthalates, known to disrupt testosterone and other hormones, can leach into bottled
Caramel coloring is a widely used artificial food colour ranging from tan-yellow to black and is obtained by heating a sugar compound with ammonium compounds, acids, or alkalis. It is used in soda beverages, baked goods, pre-cooked meats, soy and Worcestershire sauces, chocolate-flavored products, beer.
Xylitol is a natural alcohol found in many fruits and vegetables. It is a sugar-free sweetener used in chewing gum, packaged sweeteners, mints and candies.