The Biggest Science Myths Debunked

Sugar Will Spoil Your Kids

#8 Sugar Will Spoil Your Kids

Sugar is bad, yes, but there is a reasonable explanation to not using it in excess quantities. Consuming high-sugar foods triggers the production of acids that erode the teeth enamel – the hard outer covering of the teeth. However, it doesn’t spoil your kid as far as table manners are concerned.

Parents are primed to handle their kids in a certain way, including keeping them away from candies and chocolate bars for a reason beyond any scientific explanation. They are roped into believing that sugar makes their children hyper.

Science, on the other hand, has no evidence to prove this theory. So, if you are a parent and reading this, quit worrying that your kid will start skipping school just because he loves ice cream.

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