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Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Sugar is the 'alcohol of the child', yet we let it dominate the breakfast table

Sugar is the 'alcohol of the child', yet we let it dominate the breakfast table
- Sadly, as the National Diet and Nutrition Survey found, what you’re really doing is giving your children a huge sugar load while sending them on their way: half of their daily intake on average. There’s a reason that the World Health Organisation and the United States Department of Agriculture have provided upper limits of sugar – because dietary sugar fries your kids’ liver and brain; just like alcohol.