Overweight children percentage down in sugar free schools

According to a study, Stockholm school that banned the sugar food items like sweets, buns and soft drinks, saw the number of overweight children in school reduce by six percent in the last four years (From Yahoo News).

The number of overweight or obese six-to-10-year-olds dropped from 22 to 16 percent in the 10 Stockholm schools that participated in the study by banning sweets and introducing healthier lunches, the Swedish research institute said in a statement.

A control group of schools that did not introduce specific food regulations saw the number of overweight or obese children rise from 18 to 21 percent.


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