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Artificial Food Colors and ADHD

There are currently thousands of additives in our food supply. Some are good—like supplementing foods with vitamin B12, for example. Other additives involve weighing the risks and benefits. Take nitri…

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The Dark Side of Food Colors

The next time you’re at a child’s birthday party, notice the beautiful array of cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, all showcasing a rainbow assortment of artificial colors.  While they may make these sweet…

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Death by Coca-Cola

A New Zealand woman, Natasha Harris, recently died due to excessive Coca-Cola consumption (at least in part).  The New Zealand coroner ruled that the woman's death was partially attributed to the 10 l…

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Scientists Warn: Food Colors Damage Kids

A recent study reported in the journal Prescrire International found that artificial food dyes are linked to an increased incidence of hyperactivity in children. Scientists studied 297 children who we…

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