Did you know? Americans are now eating 5 times more food dye than in 1955. They can be found in baked goods, beverages, candies, and cereals. Some of the known dangers of food dyes range from allergic reaction in individuals with pre-existing asthma to tumors and chromosomal damage.
Check out this infographic below from Special Education Degree that sheds light on some hidden dangers of food coloring dyes and where they can be commonly found.
Some healthy, natural alternatives to artificial dyes include beets, carrots, spinach, pumpkin, berries, red cabbage, turmeric powder, saffron powder, and paprika. Organic products do not have added dyes or preservatives.