Food additives

Food additives are added to processed food to preserve flavor, enhance taste, improve texture and appearance, or keeping the food fresh. 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.


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