It is no secret that modern people are surrounded by a lot of insecure connections. In particular, such substances are potentially carcinogenic, was recently discovered in toothpaste. In toothpaste and in many chewing gums, by the way, contains titanium dioxide (E171 food colouring). And he is insecure, saying employees of the University of Toulouse and the Luxembourg Institute of science and technology, writes “Orthodox”.
They conducted an experiment: scientists for 100 days was added titanium dioxide in the water, which was given to the rats. As a result, 40% of the rodents in the digestive tract appeared tumors that increase the risk of developing a full-fledged cancer, and the animal’s immune system weakened.
To check effect on people in France are going to organize a large-scale clinical study.
Previously, experts have warned against paints, sunscreens, sweets (candy, chocolate, biscuits and chewing gum) containing titanium dioxide. Also, according to previous research, it is dangerous not only for consumption of titanium dioxide, but its inhalation (possibly cancer).