Here's More Proof That Sugar Is Really Bad For Kids
A new study found when kids cut down on sugar but ate the same amount of calories, it still had a positive effect on their health.By Samantha Crook | October 28, 2015
Not surprisingly, when kids ate less sugar in a recent study, their health improved. More surprisingly, according to the study, it wasn't because of fewer calories.
Researchers monitored a group of 43 African American and Latino children who had metabolic syndrome, a term for a series of health risks linked to things like diabetes and heart disease. (Video via USDA)
They designed a nine-day diet that reduced participants' dietary sugar from 28 percent to 10 percent and subsidized the new diet with starches.