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Risky Food Dyes: 8 Colors to Watch Out For

It seems that rainbow is a trend on everything these days. From rainbow-tinted cupcakes to rainbow-dyed yogurt, we’re growing accustomed to adding a touch of color to our everyday meals. Buying highly tinted foodstuffs from our local grocery store is becoming essential (and let’s be honest, fun) for home-cooking. But have you ever considered what’s behind those food dyes? It doesn’t take a bag full of candy to introduce petroleum-based products into your family’s diet. It’s time you know your rainbow of risks. Here are 8 food dyes that have shown some concern to scientists and health providers over the years.


All facts and statistics from this slideshow taken from Rainbow of Risks, Good Guide, and Functional Wellness.

 

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