While eating delicious foods, we don’t often think about the harmful consequences it could be doing to our bodies. Although the taste is exceptional, there are food additives squeezed inside that could be more damaging than we think. When deciding which beverages you want to drink and foods you might crave, make sure to keep an eye out for diet drinks and processed meats. These products contain harmful chemicals such as aspartame, MSG, sulfur dioxides and nitrates. They may be tasty, but fresh, natural alternatives could be your best bet. This infographic tells you which foods to look out for and why.

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[via Daily Infographic]

Lindsay is a recent graduate of Keene State College in New Hampshire. With an obvious passion for food, she is ready to show the world what she has to offer. Other than eating, cooking, and writing about her love for food, Lindsay is an avid Scrabble player, and enjoys hanging with her friends. Check out her blog, Food and Life in General