If you go do your grocery shopping here's an important thing you need to remember when it comes to buying food. Read the food labels looking for preservatives. If you can't pronounce it, it only means that it is bad for you. Avoid preservatives such as sodium nitrite and sulfur dioxide, as they have been linked to health problems. Click here for a list of potentially dangerous additives to avoid. 24 % of Americans read food labels looking for preservatives be one of them.