You know that food coloring is horrible to ingest. But did you know that the same effects can happen just by allowing it to touch the skin? The skin is the largest organ and acts as a sponge to anything that can be absorbed. Did you know that the dye seeps through the shell of the eggs and will be eaten along with the hard boiled eggs? Yep. That's right - you may think you are just decorating the eggs, but reality is that you are allowing the dyes into your children (or yourself).
I'm including information on why you should skip the food coloring at the end of this article. That way you can sound completely educated on this topic if a friend starts telling you that you are ridiculous for not dying your eggs in the "normal" way. (I'll probably turn that into an entire blog soon) Continue reading