does sugar make my kids hyperactive?



Does Sugar Make My Kids Hyperactive?                     


There’s no scientific evidence to support any link between eating sugary foods and hyperactivity. Even so, many parents and other caregivers seem reluctant to give up this idea. Kids are much more likely to be “wired up” as a result of a combination of games, snacks and playing with friends. In this case, sugar has been wrongly accused as a cause of hyperactivity.

Kids Eat Right is a joint initiative between:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation                 Nadine is a “kids eat right” volunteer

About nadineandadamblog

Nadine and Adam are mother and son. Nadine lives in Florida where she has provided outpatient MNT in a large healthsystem for the past 20 years. In addition, she teaches nutrition to second and third year family medicine residents. She is a past-spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Adam lives in Washington State. His career has largely been involved in recipe development and food production. He is currently developing recipes and menus for the Seattle schools to meet the new federal guidelines for school nutrition programs and he does outpatient nutrition counseling. He is also a voice in PSAs over Seattle radio representing the Washington Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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