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Anthocyanin Side Effects
Anthocyanins: The roles of anthocyanin pigments as medicinal agents have been well-accepted dogma in folk medicine throughout the world, and, in fact, these pigments are linked to an amazingly broad-based range of health benefits. For example, anthocyanins from hibiscus sp have historically been used in remedies for liver disfunction and hypertension; and bilberry (vaccinium) anthocyanins have an anecdotal hist. ...Read more
Not important: And not really a medical question. You can probably google and find the answer to this. Surely you are not eating raw cacao beans. ...Read more
Can Anthocyanins change the colour of my child's poop' he ate 2 lollies containing it (red) and he's poo seems to have pink in for 2 days since?
Possibly: Anything we ingest does indeed affect the color and appearance of our feces, and sometimes the appearance can be dramatic. I wouldn't worry unless the color change persists or there are other indications of illness such as diarrhea, fever, not eating, lethargy or abdominal pain. ...Read more