Monday, August 19, 2013

Not just Obesity: Soft Drinks Linked to Behavioral Problems in Young Children

As a society, we worry so much about marijuana while THIS is legal. How many of you have seen a harried young mom giving her child a baby bottle full of Coke? Addiction to a corporate product is not only seen as okay, it's something that's started early to guarantee lifetime profits. Just like blowing marijuana smoke in a little kid's face is child abuse ...what is this?

From ScienceDaily:

Aug. 16, 2013 — Americans buy more soft drinks per capita than people in any other country. These drinks are consumed by individuals of all ages, including very young children. Although soft drink consumption is associated with aggression, depression, and suicidal thoughts in adolescents, the relationship had not been evaluated in younger children. A new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics finds that aggression, attention problems, and withdrawal behavior are all associated with soft drink consumption in young children.

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