Food dyes are known to cause behavior problems so find alternatives
Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 April 2012 19:02
By Annie B. Bond
There are many ways to go green for Halloween, such as choosing heirloom for your Jack-O-Lantern, costumes that support reuse (old sheets, clothes, yarn), natural materials (cotton, berries for skin paint, leaves for stuffing). But what is the best way to go green in the all important candy department?
With UK pediatricians asking parents to stop feeding their children food with artificial dyes because the dyes are neurotoxic and can cause behavioral problems
, it seems completely appropriate for parents to look for candy that is not only colored naturally, but add to the wish list finding candy that is organic, corn syrup-free, gluten-free, allergen-free, kosher, and even follows the Feingold diet to stop hyperactivity.
Read the rest about how to have healthy candy and a green Halloween at GreenChiCafe.com.