Kitchen Myths

Facts and fiction about food and cooking, by Peter Aitken

Sugar makes kids hyperactive

This notion has been around since 1922, but numerous scientific studies have shown it to be false. The few studies that seemed to support this idea have been discredited and the evidence that it is false is rather substantial. There are still reasons to limit your child’s sugar, such as weight and diabetes, but  hyperactivity isn’t one of them.

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