Monday, January 14, 2013

Added Sugars Pile Up on Children’s Plates

Added Sugars Pile up on Children's Plates
by: Nicholas Bakalar
New York Times

1.) The National Center For Health Statistics filed the report and used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

2.) Government funded

3.) The goal of the study was to research and document the food consumption of a group of people over 24 hours and add all the sugar in those foods to a total.

4.) Information on methodology was not included but the data was gathered from groups of children and they split the data by ethnicity and gender. 

5.) In the actual article the results are displayed in a sufficient way but there is a link in the beginning of the article with much more information. 

6.) Graphs are not used in the article but in the link provided above of the actual study all graphs are presented in a clear manner.

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