BP will kill us or make us chronic suicide

Yonghe Zhang

American Huilin Institute

 

"I am sending this paper because it related to the people's life and health, for which the EU has had laws and regulations, China has also developed the implementation of new regulations since May. How the US doing?"

 

Freshly milled wheat flour has a pale yellow color due to its carotenoids content. Benzoyl peroxide (BP) is a bleaching agent typically used  to give such flour a white appearance,destroying the carotenoids and producing toxic benzoic acid and oxygen.  It is important to note that BP not only destroys carotenoid which is an antioxidant for safeguarding health but also BP itself is a strong oxidizing agent that damages our body’s immune system.  

As thumbnail shows, the oxygen-oxygen bond in peroxides is weakbenzoyl peroxide readily undergoes homolysis (symmetrical scission), forming free radicals:

 

[C6H5C(O)]2O2 → 2 C6H5CO2

 

They contain at least one unpaired electron, which is unstable and highly reactive.

According to Ionocovalent theory [1]: "Everything exists in ionocovalent potential", the harmony of ionic momentum with covalent environment, the free radicals are ionic momentum and our body is the covalent environment. When the environment is not an antioxidant the free radical will now steal an electron from the human body array of molecules, such as, fproteins, ats, DNA, RNA, cellular membranes, to stabilize itself.
Of particular importance is that when the "attacked" molecule loses its electron, it becomes a free radical itself, beginning a chain reaction. So it will disrupt living cells of immune system, damage DNA and involve in degenerative diseases and cancers.

Oxygen free radicals cause lipid peroxidation, which results in damage to cell membranes and this can cause premature aging, skin cancer and cell death.

When, however, the body is an antioxidant environment, the antioxidants, such as vitamins C and E, are thought to protect the body against the destructive effects of free radicals. They neutralize free radicals by donating one of their own electrons, ending the electron-”stealing” reaction.  

 

[1] Zhang, Y. Ionocovalency and Applications 1. Ionocovalency Model and Orbital Hybrid Scales. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2010, 11, 4381-4406

 

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