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What have studies shown about children who eat sugar versus a sugar substitute?

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Some studies found that parents who think their children have eaten sugar rate their behavior as more hyper than parents who think their children have had a non-sugar substitute. This doesn't mean it's a good idea to let your child gorge on sugar, of course, but cutting it from his or her diet probably won't end the problem.

From: Why Is My Child So Hyper? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Child Mind Institute. Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder.

National Institutes of Mental Health. What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

College of Optometrists in Vision Development,

Harvard Health Publications. Diet and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

HealthGuidance.org: "Calming Tips for Hyperactive Children."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

SOURCES:

Child Mind Institute. Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder.

National Institutes of Mental Health. What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

College of Optometrists in Vision Development,

Harvard Health Publications. Diet and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

HealthGuidance.org: "Calming Tips for Hyperactive Children."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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