Migraine Headaches and The Connection to Artificial Food Coloring

Today we are going to talk about how a certain artificial food coloring can be a major contributor to migraine headaches in both frequency and severity. This “food” coloring is used in not just food, but also toothpaste, mouthwash, and many other products. The culprit is Tartrazine (FD&C Yellow #5) which you will find in many foods and hygiene related products. This food coloring agent is commonly added to “improve” the appearance of a food. It is very important to read labels carefully. (more…)