Monitoring the sugar intake of your children is extremely important, as it can lead to higher risks of obesity, tooth decay, heart disease, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and fatty liver disease. The team at Main Street Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics has published this new infographic that looks at where in the U.S. that children consume the most sugary snacks on a weekly basis. Per their research, it was found that in Pennsylvania, children consume an average of 22.862 snacks per week, making it the highest rate in the country. Pennsylvania has a large lead on the other states as well, as Pennsylvania is the only state in the country where children consume in excess of 17.8 sugar snacks weekly.
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