The Center for Proactive Medicine; Paige Adams, FNP, B-C's Facebook Wall 2014-03-21 12:27:25
“FDA examines links between food dyes and hyperactivity in children” The Associated Press.
Ok, so here we go again. Are food dyes safe or are they not? Well, the natural and alternative health advocates have long known that these artificial (synthetic) food additives have had a negative effect on human health. The need to use unnatural substances to give the appearance of something natural is a strange concept indeed. In the USA, there are seven artificial colorings that are permitted.
FD&C Blue No. 1 – Brilliant Blue FCF, E133 (blue shade)
FD&C Blue No. 2 – Indigotine, E132 (indigo shade)
FD&C Green No. 3 – Fast Green FCF, E143 (turquoise shade)
FD&C Red No. 40 – Allura Red AC, E129 (red shade)**
FD&C Red No. 3 – Erythrosine, E127 (pink shade, commonly used in glac