While artificial food colorings haven’t been shown to cause ADHD, a link between food dyes and hyperactivity has long been suspected.

Food dyes are commonly used to make food or beverages more attractive, signaling flavor types and fun. Craving cherry taste? It may seem natural to reach for a red (dyed) drink or candy. Bright food colors scream for attention — especially from children……..

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