5 Harmful Effects Of Food Dyes On Health

01

Allergic reactions

Some people may be allergic to certain artificial dyes, and consuming  them can cause allergic reactions such as skin rashes, hives, and  difficulty breathing.

02

Hyperactivity in children

Some studies have found a link between the consumption of artificial  dyes and hyperactivity in children. However, the evidence for this link  is not strong, and more research is needed to confirm this association.

03

Cancer

Some animal studies have found a link between certain artificial dyes(Red 40, yellow 5, yellow 6) and cancer. However, the evidence for this link is not strong, and more research is needed.

04

Tumor development

Some animal studies has found the link with tumor development in brain and bladder.

05

Lack of transparency

Artificial dyes may be used to make foods appear more colorful or  appealing, even if they do not contain natural ingredients that would  provide those colors. This lack of transparency can make it difficult  for consumers to know what they are actually eating.