sugar hypothesis

A controversial belief by many parents, and some physicians, that refined sugars—e.g., sucrose—further stimulate hyperactive children
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sugar hypothesis

Popular nutrition A controversial belief by many parents and some physicians, that refined sugars–eg, sucrose, further stimulate hyperactive children. See Diet, Feingold diet.
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