Sugary drinks linked to aggressive behaviour in young children: U.S. study

National Post | Life

New research conducted in the United States has found that young children who consume four soft drinks a day are more likely to be violent, moody, and have difficulties concentrating.

The study, done by researchers at Columbia University, asked mothers of five-year-old children how many sugary drinks they consumed each day over the previous two months, as well as how their behaviour was over that same period.

[np_storybar title=”Toddlers watching three hours of TV a day more likely to struggle with learning, bullies: study” link=”http://life.nationalpost.com/2013/08/09/toddlers-watching-three-hours-of-tv-a-day-more-likely-to-struggle-with-learning-bullies-study/”]
A recent Quebec study at the University of Montreal shows a correlation between the amount of time a toddler spends in front of a television and their ability to learn at a young age, and may put them at higher risk of being bullied by their peers later in life.

The research is suggesting that just three hours of television a day could end up…

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