Do food additives cause hyperactivity in preschool children?
- The hyperactivity--food link. Levine, Irene // Prevention;Nov2004, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p43
Discusses the possible connection between hyperactivity in children and food additives. Finding that four popular artificial food colorings and preserves hype kids up; Study of 277 preschoolers on a food-additive-free diet for a week; Importance of choosing fresh fruit and additive-free juices.
- Food Additives and Hyperactivity. Weiss, Bernard // Environmental Health Perspectives;Jun2008, Vol. 116 Issue 6, pA240
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article â€œHyperactive Ingredients?â€ by J.R. Barrett in the vol. 115, 2007 issue.
- Food colours & behaviour. // Good Health & Medicine;Nov2007, p15
The article reports on a British study which confirmed that food additives affect behaviour as what many parents have suspected for years. The study included a randomized trial of three- to nine-year-olds given fruit juices spiked with food dyes and a preservative. Hyperactive behaviours and...
- Why Johnny can't sit still. Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Dec87, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p62
Cites studies which link food additives to hyperactivity in children. Effects of additives; Role of sugar; Manner by which food allergy can be determined.
- Food Additives Cause ADHD in Children. // Latitudes Online;9/1/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p11
The article discusses a research on the link between food additives and hyperactivity, published in the previous issue of the journal "Lancet." The research involved giving 3-year olds, 8 and 9 year olds, drinks that contained preservatives and colors similar to those used in commercial drinks...
- Artificial colours increase hyperactivity. // Primary Health Care;Dec2007, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p6
The article presents the study conducted regarding the impact of artificial food colours and additives (AFCA) on the behavior of the children. The rates from parents, teachers, direct observation and computerized test are used to develop the global hyperactivity aggregate (GHA) scores to the...
- FSA backs further study into impacts of additives on kids. Chomka, Stefan // Food Manufacture;Jun2004, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p6
New research into the link between artificial food additives and hyperactive behaviour in children is being funded by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The FSA has awarded a team at the University of Southampton, England Â£750,000 to carry out the research over two-and-a-half years from...
- Do Food Additives Cause Hyperactivity? // Child Health Alert;Dec2007, Vol. 25, p1
The article discusses research being done on the link of hyperactivity in children with food additives. Most research has considered how hyperactive children react to additives, to see whether additives might cause hyperactivity in the general population of children. Recent studies have been...
- The Feingold Diet: A Current Reappraisal. Kavale, Kenneth A.; Forness, Steven R. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul1983, Vol. 16 Issue 6
Re-examines the effectiveness of Feingold diet or the elimination of artificial colorings and flavorings in the improvement of the learning and behavior of hyperactive children. Dietary effect on the symptoms of the hyperkinetic syndrome; Evidence supporting the effect of artificial food...