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    Default Lancet: Additives Can ANY Child Hyperactive

    Additives 'can make any child hyperactive'

    PARENTS got a fresh warning yesterday that food additives could trigger hyperactivity in children.

    Many children, and not just those suffering from extreme hyperactive conditions, can become more impulsive, inattentive and hyperactive from the cocktail of artificial extras found in drinks, sweets and processed foods, according to research published in the Lancet.

    In the biggest study of its kind, scientists at Southampton University recorded the responses of 153 three-year-olds and 144 eight to nine-year-olds to various drinks and found that artificial food colour and additives were having "deleterious effects"...

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    Did they check for sugar effects first? Or check for other food related effects? (Such as what eating in general does.)

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