As if life couldn’t get any better for young ones who are out of school for the summer, it turns out that the ante has just been upped: new data suggests candy is good for kids.
OK, maybe it’s not exactly good for them. But a study published in Food & Nutrition Research says that researchers at Louisiana State University found that little kids who ate candy were 22 percent less likely to be overweight or obese, and adolescents with a sweet tooth were 26 percent less likely to be fat than their non-candy-eating counterparts.
Buzzing with excitement over the news, kids everywhere are now pooling their allowance money to commission research in the hope of debunking other notorious myths. The top priorities on their list are as follows:
Source: CBS News
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