Skip to comments.British study says too much candy could lead to prison
Posted on 09/30/2009 5:26:36 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
LONDON Willy Wonka would be horrified. Children who eat too much candy may be more likely to be arrested for violent behavior as adults, new research suggests.
British experts studied more than 17,000 children born in 1970 for about four decades. Of the children who ate candies or chocolates daily at age 10, 69 percent were later arrested for a violent offense by the age of 34. Of those who didn't have any violent clashes, 42 percent ate sweets daily.
The study was published in the October issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry. It was paid for by Britain's Economic and Social Research Council.
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It would have NOTHING to do with the kind of parenting that would permit a child to eat junk....
Have the Brits gone completely barmy?
Correlation is not causation.
Twinkies ain’t too good neither. At least for Twinkies.
"I saw this myself, in the late '70s in San Francisco. The eating of twinkies was very frightening, and it created a climate in which violence took place."
But if it wasn’t for candy, British kids wouldn’t grow up to have those lovely teeth...
I started young ... got drummed out of the Cub Scouts for eating brownies.
SO it never occurred to them that children who were allowed to eat candy daily might not have had attentive parents? Parents who knew how to say ‘no’ to a child?
They are racing to see whether the Islamicists or their own liberalism will kill them first.
Proof that candy is bad for children:
And who *saved* the children in that film?
Rush has been touting a study done at the turn of the century (c1900) shows that 99.9% of all those who ate carrots at any time in their life are now dead.
And so the war on sugar begins...
This is as was promised at a food fascist convention a couple of years back. After a round of back-slapping at their success in demonising fat and salt, they were promised, to great cheers I might add, that “sugar was next”.