Hospital Study

St. Johns Hospital H.A. /Diet 30 children. 85% were affected

Items implicated

  • Colours
  • Flavours
  • Cows Milk
  • Chocolate
  • Orange*
  • Wheat
  • Cheese
  • Tomato*
  • Sugar
  • Egg
  • M.S.G

Published in St. Johns Hospital Chelmsford 1985. Dr. A. Franklin

HACSG Database: 357 children. All improved on dietary therapy.

  • Colours 89%
  • Flavours 71%
  • Preservatives 71%
  • Cows Milk 50%
  • Chocolate 60%
  • Orange* 47%
  • Wheat 25%
  • Cheese
  • Tomato* 30%
  • Sugar 43%
  • Egg 29%
  • M.S.G 59%
  • Chemicals 59%

To be published.

Database held at Dept of Chemistry, University of Surrey from questionnaires (families) 1987.

*Contain natural salicylates

Appendix 2

HACSG database
The HACSG database is housed at the Department of Chemistry, University of Surrey and supervised by our Research Director, Dr. Neil Ward. Charts are available for a nominal cost. Please contact Sally Bunday for details.

HACSG Database
HACSG Questionnaire 1979: 214 families replied
  Boys Girls
Better 74% 75%
Part response 16% 12.5%
None 4% 2%
Not tried diet 6% 10.5%
     
HACSG Questionnaire 1979: Percentage of families with health problems
Migraine 82%  
Catarrh 74%  
Hayfever 71%  
Asthma 51%  
Sinus 5%  
Database Questionnaire 1987: 357 diagnosed hyperactive children (mixed ages) reacted to the following.
Highest %    
Synthetic colours 89%  
Synthetic flavours 71%  
Preservatives 71%  
Antioxidants 50%  
Monosodium Glutamate 59%  
All synthetic additives 45%  
Cows milk & dairy 50%  
Chocolate 60%  
Orange 47%  
Database Questionnaire 1987: percentage of families with health problems
Migraine 65%  
Asthma 2%  
Eczema 51%  
Hayfever 60%  
Arthritis 55%  
Food allergies 60%  
Chemical allergies 40%  

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