Are artificial food colourants harmful to our health? We investigate the various aspects of synthetic food dyes and the health conditions and disease they've been linked to in order to accurately answer this important question.
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Artificial food dyes and colourants are everywhere. Seven main synthetic colourants appear in the foods we eat on a daily basis as well as in unexpected places like cosmetics and medications. We explore where you're most likely to find these.
Do artificial food dyes pose possible health risks? We examine the links between synthetic food colourings and hyperactivity in children, their ability to trigger allergies and asthma, their carcinogenic properties and the effects on male and female hormones as well as what medical research has found to date on these subjects to provide you with a definitive answer.
The United States and European Union view artificial food colourants very differently. We examine the various regulations surrounding synthetic food dyes in these countries.
We explore how to cut down on your family's intake of potentially harmful artificial food dyes and colourants and suggest realistic ways that you can do this.