Children's Sugar Intake There is plenty of information on sugar and children. The problem is that it is controversial. Some research shows that it does cause hyperactivity and aggressiveness in children. Other research shows that it does not seem to cause any abnormal behavior.
Sugar & Sweeteners You should get most of your carbohydrates (sugars) from starchy foods such as pasta, rice, bread, other grain products, potatoes and other starchy vegetables. These foods are great sources of complex carbohydrates.