Behavioral Problems Associated with Soft Drink Consumption among Young Children


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A new study set for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics finds that behavioral problems such as aggression, withdrawal and attention issues are linked to soft drink consumption in young children.

According to Dr. Suglia, "We found that the child's aggressive behavior score increased with every increase in soft drinks servings per day."

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