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The Foods That are Affected Negatively The Mood of Your Child

Every parent should know that food have impact on the behavior and mood of their child. We all know that sweets can cause hyperactivity. But not only sugar known as the mood-altering food but snacks, meals can also affect the mood of your child. There are some foods that are the most common on the changes of mood and behavior in children.

Dairy for children bad effect - The Foods That are Affected Negatively The Mood of Your Child

Dairy

You can see changes in the mood and behavior of your child if they are allergic to the proteins that are found in dairy. There are many children who become cranky, aggressive, and also become irritable. Children can suffer frequently from colds along with ear infections if they are allergic to dairy. In babies you can see colicky symptoms.

Artificial coloring for children bad effect - The Foods That are Affected Negatively The Mood of Your Child

Artificial coloring

On children artificial coloring have detrimental effects, so there are many countries that have banned the artificial coloring. Artificial coloring can have effects such as anxiety, ADHD, headaches, and hyperactivity along with some significant changes in behavior in children. In many sugary foods artificial colors are present, so parents blame on sugar for the behavioral changes in their children. In bread and yogurt artificial coloring is also hidden.

Sugar

Sugar is main culprit that causes hyperactivity in the children. Sugar is present in almost every food that the children love to intake. Actually sugar can cause health damage for long-term. In processed foods can bring depression, sleep problems, and cognitive delay.

Preservatives

The changes in behavior in children can cause by many preservatives. In preservatives there are nitrites, nitrates, and sodium benzoate present. The flavors of MSG can also causes in the mood and the changes in behavior, which includes hyperactivity and headaches.

Sugar for children bad effect - The Foods That are Affected Negatively The Mood of Your Child

Food allergens

There are some common food allergens such as eggs, nuts, dairy, corn, and soy. You can notice a change in their health and behavior if they are allergic to this type of foods.

If you notice any type of changes in the health and in the behavior of your child, immediately you should check the food habit of your child.

About Yezdan ASIL

Child Development Specialist. I finished a university child development specialization department. I teach at a private school.

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