Avoiding Artificial Dyes and Preservatives in Personal Care Products

Beyond Food On Monday we started discussing how to determine if synthetic food coloring is effecting a child’s hyperactive behavior in Laura Stevens article The Role of Food Coloring in Improving Symptoms of Hyperactive Kids from the December/January 2008 issue of ADDitude Magazine. Yesterday she described how to substitute food high in artificial dyes and […]

How to Avoid Artificial Dyes

Artificial dyes in foods can cause hyperactivity in a child with attention deficit disorder (ADD or ADHD). Here are healthy substitutes. Today we continue a portion of the article by Laura Stevens from the January/February 2008 issue of ADDitude Magazine. Here are some helpful tips about what foods to avoid and what to serve in […]

Does Diet Effect ADHD?

How to Determine if Additives are Causing ADHD. The Role of Food Coloring in Improving Symptoms of Hyperactive Kids by ADDitude Magazine Last week we discussed that studies have shown a link between artificial food dyes and allergic reactions, hyperactivity, and even cancer. We posted the link to the “Smart Guide To Food Dyes: Buying […]

The Feingold Diet

Weekly Trip to the Library On Thursday and Friday we discussed the “Smart Guide To Food Dyes: Buying foods that can help learning” by David Wallinga, M.D., Director of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy’s Food and Health Program with things you can do to reduce the exposure to food dyes. To help reduce […]

Smart Guide To Food Dyes

Things You Can Do to Reduce Exposure to Food DyesYesterday we discussed that there are many studies showing the dangers of food dyes. They have been linked to allergies, ADHD, and cancer. Today we reference the “Smart Guide To Food Dyes: Buying foods that can help learning” by David Wallinga, M.D., Director of the Institute […]

Food Dyes: A Rainbow of Risks

Food Dyes Linked to Allergies, ADHD and Cancer I can’t even tell you how much food dye I have been serving to children. I have added blue food coloring it to encourage a finicky eater to drink her milk. I mix it into holiday cookies, cakes, and icings. But, now I see there are dozens […]