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Additives and the Diet

This is a brief introduction to understanding what additives are found in the modern industrialised diet and has been set out to demonstrate some of the effects that additives have on health and behaviour. Everything presented here is direct excerpt from a famous and respected book called E for Additives.  I have tried to include passages from the book which are most demonstrative of the importance of being aware of what we eat.

Knowing about this is particularly important in helping to understand factors that influence ADHD, ADD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, and allergic conditions such as asthma as well as aspects of chemical sensitivity. The foods and chemicals that we take into our body directly affects our well being.  The simplest demonstration of this is looking at what happens to us when we eat a lot of sugar, or caffeine.  Self Education is vital for those looking to gain an understanding. Read more