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  • Sugar and Behavior in Kids

    Photo credit: Henry M. Diaz on Flickr I love sugar as much as the next gal, but as a Mom, I often wonder about it's reputation among parents. It seems that the second kids get rowdy at a birthday party, inevitably one of the parents will make a joke about "the sugar kicking in." However, did you know that more than a dozen studies have shown that when you give kids high doses of sugar (vs. a sugar substitute), there's no difference in their behavior? Parents magazine reports that this parenting myth (Giving kids sugar makes them hyper) was believed...

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