Mechanisms of behavioral, atopic, and other reactions to artificial food colors in children.

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This review examines the research on mechanisms by which artificial food colors (AFCs) and common foods may cause behavioral changes in children with and without attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Children with ADHD show excess inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Studies have shown that a subgroup of children (with or without ADHD… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/nure.12023

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@article{Stevens2013MechanismsOB, title={Mechanisms of behavioral, atopic, and other reactions to artificial food colors in children.}, author={Laura Joy Stevens and Thomas Kuczek and John R. Burgess and Mateusz A Stochelski and L. Eugene Arnold and Leo D. Galland}, journal={Nutrition reviews}, year={2013}, volume={71 5}, pages={268-81} }