Food Additives: Are There Behavioral Risks?

  • Robin B. Kanarek
  • Robin Marks-Kaufman


Food additives are substances deliberately added to food for such purposes as extending shelf life, protecting nutritional value, enhancing flavor, and improving color. It is estimated that from 2,500 to 3,000 agents are presently being used as food additives.


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Food Additive Behavioral Risk Monosodium Glutamate Hyperactive Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin B. Kanarek
    • 1
  • Robin Marks-Kaufman
    • 1
  1. 1.Tufts UniversityMedfordUSA

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