Food additives are added to processed food to preserve flavor, enhance taste, improving texture and appearance, or keeping fresh the food. However some people are sensitive to food additives.
Some food additives can cause reactions
• Digestive disorders e.g. diarrhoea and cramps
• Nervous disorders e.g. insomnia, hyperactivity, and irritability.
• Respiratory problems e.g. rhinitis, sinusitis, and even asthma
• Skin problems like hives, itching, rashes and/or swelling.