Top 5 Most Disturbing Food Facts

5. Coffee stains your liver and spleen the same color as the bottom of the coffee cup.

4. The phosphoric acid found in cola is so acidic that it can dissolve a nail in 4 days and this requires cola concentrate trucks to display the highly corrosive materials sign.

3. More than 90% of the salmon available to us is farm-raised and contain16X more pollutants than wild salmon. Since farm raised salmon are not fed their natural food source, they need to be given coloring agents to make them pink. Otherwise farm-raised salmon would be gray.

2. Partially hydrogenated (Trans) fats, commonly found in donuts, cakes, chips and cereals are so gooey they stay in your body for at least 51 days after you eat them and traces of it can be found in your body a year from the time you ate them.

1. Cochineal extract or “carmine” is a red dye made from the dried bodies of female cochineal beetles which turn a bright red color when they are pregnant. Cochineal extract is used to provide a pink, red, or purple color to foods like ice cream, yogurt, and fruit drinks.