Do Food Dyes Make Kids Hyperactive?

From Healthcare Triage.

Avoiding certain food dyes to help improve a child’s behavioral issues is common advice, and not just on TikTok! Several doctors stand behind this recommendation as well. But several doctors also prescribe vitamin D, and that’s usually pretty useless according to the data. So where do the data stand on food dyes?

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