How risky is butylated hydroxytoluene for kids?

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Butylated hydroxytoluene is marketed as a health food supplement in many kinds of confectionaries and flavouring snacks. It is an organic compound and thus has a number of health implications. Here are a few of the health effects of it studied on kids:-

-      Hyperactivity in early age

-      Behavioural changes observed

-      Mental retardation from the age of 10

-     Decrease in absorbance of nutrients making your kid prone to nutrient deficiencies

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