The Case to Ban Sugary Food and Drink from Schools: these products are addictive, and kids will learn best without them.

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Children’s “sugar intake has been associated with aggressive behaviour, attention deficit, dysphoria (a state of general dissatisfaction) and suicidal thoughts in cross-sectional studies. Longitudinal studies have also linked soft drink intake with impaired cognitive development.
We believe that banning sugary drinks from schools will assist teachers and students to better achieve their learning goals, with a side effect of improving their health status.”

Simon Thornley and Gerhard Sundborn go through some of the latest science on reasons to get rid of sugar out of schools.

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