The Real Truth on Red Food Dye (Lake Colorants)

I came across this image on the toxicity of red food dyes. Red food dyes are commonly found in pre-packaged foods, but they are also rampant in cosmetics like lipstick and even mouth wash.

Unbeknownst to most, these synthetic dyes are not be taken lightly. The facts point to how regular and frequent ingestion of food dyes (a.k.a. Lake colorants) can adversely affect your health.

How to Avoid Food Dyes

1. The top way is to read your ingredients. Lake colorants are usually listed in the last lines of the ingredient label.
2. Look for lipsticks and body care products made with organic ingredients and without additives and lake colorants.

Going Deeper

Check out my other posts about this topic.

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