Emily Roach

Eco-minded mom, blogger, foodie and crafter. I have been blogging since 2009 and live outside Boston. As someone who loves a lot going on all the time, social media has become a great outlet.  

Hidden Dangers of Food Dyes

In my quest to eat more real foods, I’ve become more conscious of how often I see synthetic food dyes in our world.  Halloween candy is already set-up in the stores and it’s a billboard for Red Dye #40. (Synthetic food dyes are listed with a #, like Blue #2.) In the past couple of years, I keep reading that food dyes have been linked to hyperactivity in children, eczema, ear infections, headaches, asthma, sleep issues and more....more
We avoid artificial food dyes and other additives made with petroleum: BHA, BHT, TBHQ, propylene ...more