Food Additives Effects on Kids

Food Additives Effects on Kids

Health officials urge families to limit the amount of processed foods.

The controversy over the health safety of foods containing artificial additives doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon…

public health advocates are especially concerned over possible harmful effects these ingredients may have on school-aged children, who are routinely tempted by a dizzying array of junk foods and sodas during their critical developing years:

There is increasing recognition that marketing to children is not such a great idea. And that kids are extremely susceptible to food marketing and that has to stop.

Studies to determine whether certain preservatives, dyes, artificial sweeteners and other enhancers present specific health risks are on-going…

Regardless of inconclusive findings, many experts view chemical additives with suspicion and urge consumers to use caution: