Most of us are unaware of the side effects and health problems which are caused by the food color dyes which we are using.
They improve the health risks and alter the chromosomes leading to many chromosomal related diseases which are irreversible.
Most of these food colors are carcinogenic in nature and cause cancer. It is not only physically but also mentally dangerous. Children consuming food with the food colored dyes are seen aggressive and lack of concentration and other emotional disorders.
Alternatives to Artificial Dyes Include: Beet roots, Carrots, Spinach, Pumpkin, Berries, Red cabbage, Turmeric powder, Saffron powder, Paprika.
Natural dyes do not have as concentrated color as artificial ones. Thus, more must be used, which may affect taste. They’re also more sensitive to heat, so colors may vary.
Now, 30%-40% of the nation’s food is colored with naturally-derived food dyes. Organic food has no added dyes or preservatives.
On food labels, artificial dyes are often identified by their alternative names.