American toddlers are eating more sugar than the amount recommended for adults — Quartz

Photo by Kyle Nieber on Unsplash
Photo by Kyle Nieber on Unsplash

Too much sugar during pregnancy adversely impacts child cognition, while excess sugar intake during adolescence has been associated with weight gain and cardiac risks, which include an increased risk of obesity and elevated blood pressure. Recent studies have also shown that excess sugar depresses the body’s immunity, making kids more vulnerable to diseases and infections.

Source: American toddlers are eating more sugar than the amount recommended for adults — Quartz

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