Human beings are by nature drawn to things with vibrant colors. When we see food with bright colors, a signal tells the brain that this food is going to be absolutely delicious. However, do we consider how these foods get their color? Outside of fruits and veggies, there are no foods that I can think of that have an assortment of natural colors.
Now, many of these foods with vibrant colors are food that our children eat. Foods such as cereals, candies, gelatin, baked goods, pickles, honey, gum, soft drinks, and many others are colored with artificial food dyes to give these vibrant colors. So what’s the problem with food dyes?
Reports are showing that food dyes are having an impact on the health of our children. Red No. 40, Yellow No. 5 and Yellow No. 6 seem to be the major culprits. These dyes are being linked to behavioral issues…
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