US toddlers consuming too much added sugar, CDC researchers say

The ABC News (6/10, Tawagi) website reports US toddlers “are eating too much added sugar, and the problem only gets worse as they get older,” according to “a new study conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control” and Prevention.

        HealthDay (6/10) reported that “some babies” are now “consuming added sugar that exceeds maximum levels recommended for adults, US researchers” concluded after analyzing “data from 800 infants and toddlers between six and 23 months old in the 2011-2014 US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.” The findings were scheduled for presentation at the American Society for Nutrition’s annual meeting.

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