Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Do children really get sugar rushes?

We're quick to blame sugar for our children's hyperactivity and our own energy crashes after eating something sweet – but scientific evidence points to a more complex explanationChildren's party
People often get cross when you tell them there's no such thing as a sugar rush. Especially parents. They have witnessed, time and again, their offspring going ape at parties, after mainlining jelly and ice cream. "Sugar high," sigh the grown ups, resigned to the inevitable crash. This observation has been passed down through generations, like DNA