E-numbers side effects

E-numbers side effects
E-numbers are food additives approved for use in the European Union. The fact that they are "approved", does not mean that all those substances are safe - especially not in chronically high doses.

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E100 Curcumin, turmeric side effects

Curcumin can be artificially produced. Very high doses of Turmeric or Curcumin can cause nausea and migraines. This phytochemical has shown to inhibit tumor necrosis factor, meaning it can help against cancer. ...

E101 Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) side effects

Riboflavin as a side effect causes an intense yellow or orange discoloration of the urine. Riboflavin supplements may lower the effectiveness of chloroquine and other antimalarial medications. Riboflavin should not be taken at the same time as tetracycline anti ...

E102 Tartrazine side effects

Tartrazine is a synthetic yellow azo dye derived from coal tar and has been banned in several countries (Austria, Norway) because of serious side effects such as causing ...

E104 Quinoline Yellow side effects

Quinoline yellow is banned in many countries such as the US, Australia, the US, Japan and Norway. Side effects of Quinoline include hyperactivity (ADHD) in children. ...

E107 Yellow side effects

E107 Yellow is a synthetic coal tar and azo yellow dye color. Asthmatics may show an allergic reaction to it. Side effect of azo dyes like E107 Yellow are allergies, hyperactivity and asthma. The UK is the only EU country using it. ...

E110 Sunset Yellow side effects

A synthetic coal tar and azo dye used in fermented foods that need heat treatment. This FD&C Yellow No. 6 has been known to cause side effects such as a runny nose, nasal congestion, hives, allergies, kidney tumors, chromosomal damage, hyperactivity, ab ...

E122 Carmoisine side effects

E122 Carmoisine is, as all synthetic azo coal tar dyes, responsible for bad side effects in astmathics and people allergic to Aspirin. It can be a cause of hyperactivity ...