Psychoflash!

Offers brief information on a study of 48 normal kids and concludes it's a myth that sugar causes hyperactivity. What researchers found in regard to their behavior or cognition; Report in 'New England Journal of Medicine' (Vol. 330. No. 5).

By PT Staff, published on July 1, 1994 - last reviewed on January 23, 2015

It's a myth that sugar causes hyperactivity. In a rigorously
controlled studyof 48 normal kids, researchers found no changes in
behavior or cognition in response to sugar or sugar substitutes.

New England Journal of Medicine (Vol. 330, No. 5)

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