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Most American Toddlers Eat More Than the Recommended Sugar Intake for Adults, Study Shows
Newsweek, By Kashmira Gander, On 6/11/18

Most toddlers in the U.S. eat more sugar every day than is recommended for adults, according to a study.

A representative study of toddlers showed that 99% of children aged between 19 to 23 months eat over seven teaspoons of added sugar each day on average. That is the equivalent of a Snickers. Children were also found to consume added sugar before the age of one.

The study comes at a time when one in six children and adolescents in the U.S. are obese. And as children grow up, their preference for unhealthy foods is likely influenced by a sugar-filled diet in early life, according to researchers.

As well as causing obesity, eating excess sugar can lead to dental problems and is linked to asthma and risk factors of cardiovascular disease, such as high cholesterol and blood pressure.
(full article) http://www.newsweek.com/most-american-toddlers-eat-more-recommended-sugar-intake-adults-study-shows-969501


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