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Shannon McIlhenney Nutrition Amanda Gowin October 3, 2017 Sugar Affecting overall health Brand-miller, J.C., & Barclay A.W. (2017). Declining consumption of added sugar and sugar sweetened beverages in Australia: a challenge for obesity prevention. The American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition , 105(4), 854-863. Doi:10.3945/ajcn. 116.145318 In the article Sugar consumption by Americans and Obesity are both too high. It talked about how the obesity rate in Europe have decreased while America has increased tremendously within the last couple of years. The data also showed the rise in body mass index has slowed down significantly but the slowdown seemed to be only in areas where the income tends be higher. It also showed to be similar with the soft drink intake because the levels for the number of calories consumed by these drinks were extremely high. For the 40-60% of Americans who consume at least 133-600 kcals a day of added sugar and accounts for at least 17% of the calories for the daily needed amount. Flora, S. R., & Polenick, C. A. (2013). Effects of sugar consumption on human behavior and performance. The psychological Record , 63(3), 513-524. Doi:10.11133/j.tpr.2013.63.3.008 In the second article that I read called “effects of sugar consumption on human behavior and performance” it first talks about how sugar can have a negative effect when it comes to a person’s behavior. They did an experiment where they gave kids “sugar” but were given a sugar-
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