Children's Minnesota in the News

Little scientific evidence proves connection between sugar and hyperactivity in children

Hannah Kull, nurse practitioner at Children’s Minnesota, joined WCCO-TV’s “Good Question” segment to discuss the effects sugar has on kids and the common myth that substance leads to hyperactivity in children. She explains that there is little scientific evidence that supports this theory, and kids’ hyperactivity may be caused by other things like parents’ perception and situational excitement. Watch the segment: Good Question: Does sugar really make kids hyper.

Kristin Tesmer