09/07/2012 01:03 pm ET

Are Preservatives In Food Bad For My Health?

Let's just admit it: We've all popped a few chips or cookies into our mouths without taking a good look at what exactly we're putting in our bodies. When I finally took a peek at the nutrition label on the back of my afternoon snack, I was astonished to see I couldn't even pronounce half if the ingredients listed! From aspartame to sulfur dioxide, it's good to know what preservatives we are ingesting, and what they mean for our bodies.

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