Sodium Benzoate and Potassium Sorbate are on many packaged products. If it comes from a box, a can or a wrapper read the labels and see if these two items are listed. If yes, Doctor Olga recommends not to consume them for the following reasons.
• When combined with ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and potassium benzoate form Benzene, which is a carcinogen (causes cancer)
• Could also cause hyperactivity in children
• Genotoxic and mutagenic to human cells. Genotoxic means, toxic to our genetic makeup. Mutogenic means, crates mutations in the DNA, which is another way of saying carcinogenic or cancer causing.
• Toxic to human DNA
• Suppresses immunity
• When combined with ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and iron, it forms other mutagenic compounds that damage DNA molecules