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Cut Supply Line to Win the Sugar Wars

June 28, 2013
By Keely Camden - School Bells columnist , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

With all of the news of school gun violence, bullying and world conflict, it seems strange to think that one of the more insidious killers among us is so ubiquitous we rarely pause to think of its effects. For children, early exposure to large quantities of sugar is leading to a cascade of health issues including metabolic syndrome. As a result, they are at increased risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke.

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