Food Additives and its Impact
Though the food additives claim to enhance the quality of food, as the coin have both sides it is believed that additives bring health issues like hyperactivity, asthma symptoms, toxic effect, obesity, cancer, type 2 diabetes, brain tumor, headache, gastric cancers etc.
Many additives are banned due to their ill effect on humans. After the series of toxicological tests, the adequate daily intake (ADI) of additives are standardized. Yet there occurs a controversy in the use of many additives and researches are still conducted.
- Food quality enhancement
- Safety and regualtions
- Impact of food additives on health
- Perspective of consumers