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FDA panel finds no link between artificial food colorings and hyperactivity in most children
- By: Michael Craig Miller, M.D., Senior Editor, Mental Health Publishing, Harvard Health Publishing
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The FDA convened the Food Advisory Committee to review the scientific evidence on artificial dyes and hyperactivity and I strongly believe that physical inactivity in children is one of the major factors for developing serious conditions such as high blood pressure, low HDL cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity.
I strongly believe that physical inactivity in children is one of the major factors for developing serious conditions such as high blood pressure, low HDL cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity. The American Heart Association recommends that children should participate in at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day. I somewhat disagree with that. While one hour of physical activity is good, it’s simply not enough. I remember in my early days as a kid, I spent more than half of my day outside the house going to school and playing with other kids after school. My parent had difficult time getting me back at home in the evening. We did not have computers, iPods or MP3 players, so we had to spend more time with other kids engaging into all sorts of physical activity. I am not surprised scientist did not find a link between artificial colorings in food and children’s health. We had that too. But we were way more active as kids and had less sugar and junk food in our diet.
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