A 21-year-old female asked:
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can sugar cause moodiness/distress/irritability?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Sugar has been studied for all types of behavioral problems, hyperactivity, etc. And no correlation has been established.
Answered on Aug 6, 2013
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