High sugar consumption among children relates to poor family functioning, study finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150821103649.htm

The quality of general family functioning is a major determinant of healthy dietary habits, according to new research. A British study found that a mother’s perception of effective general family functioning has a significant effect on limiting the intake of sugary foods and drinks by their three and four year old children. In contrast, less effective family functioning leads to high frequency intake of sugary foods and drinks by three and four year old children in the family.

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