30 Reasons to Never Put Another M&M in Your Mouth Ever Again

Depending on your age, you may have grown up loving M&M candies as a special treat. I know I did.

Yet there are at least 30 reasons you shouldn't ever eat one again.

Let's just take a look at the ingredient list, for starters:

Milk Chocolate (Sugar, Chocolate, Skim Milk, Cocoa Butter, Lactose, Milkfat, Soy Lecithin, Salt, Artificial Flavor), Sugar, Cornstarch, Less Than 1% – Corn Syrup, Dextrin, Coloring (Includes Blue 1 Lake, Yellow 6, Red 40, Yellow 5, Blue 1, Red 40 Lake, Blue 2 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake, Blue 2), Gum Acacia.

Here’s a list of 30 reasons why you should avoid these chocolates as much as possible, based on those ingredients:

 Soy lecithin has this great list of potential consequences:

  1. 93% of soy is genetically modified
  2. Can cause breast cancer
  3. Negatively impacts fertility and reproduction
  4. May lead to behavioral and cerebral abnormalities
  5. May contain traces of glyphosate, as GMO soy

Blue #1 has some fun side-effects:

  1. Produces malignant tumors
  2. Possible effects include: hay fever, low blood pressure, hives, asthma, allergic reaction
  3. Caution is advised if aspirin sensitive

Blue #2 is pretty great, too:

  1. Petroleum-based
  2. Increases hyperactivity in children
  3. Increases brain tumors in lab rats
  4. Increases other abnormal cell development
  5. Is a known carcinogen

Red #40 has this fun list of potential side-effects:

  1. Damages DNA
  2. Causes swelling around the mouth
  3. Hives
  4. Hyperactivity in children
  5. Known carcinogen

Yellow #5 has these goodies attached:

  1. Allergic reactions
  2. Hyperactivity
  3. Known carcinogen

Yellow #6 offers the following side-effects:

  1. Known carcinogen
  2. Hyperactivity
  3. Allergic reactions
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Vomiting
  6. Nettle rash
  7. Migraines
  8. Swelling of the skin

Gum Acacia, a dietary fiber from the acacia tree can have the following consequences:

  1. Causes gas, nausea, loose stool and bloating

Oof. That's quite the list. We know we'll be staying away in the future - will you?

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