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Why Sugar is Worse than Darth Vader and Other Interesting Reads

Thanks to all the Roots Crew who has passed on to us interesting reads they’ve come across.

Check them out!

Why Sugar is Worse than Darth Vader – What is sugar and what happens to your body when you eat sugar?  Find out that and more in this entertaining article on

Really? The Claim: Children Tend to Gain Weight Over Summer Recess – a study that claims kids pack on the pounds during the summer months

How Exercise Can Calm Anxiety – Exercise leads to the creation of excitable brain cells, but it also creates neurons that can quiet parts of the brain and counter everyday stress, new research in mice shows.

Training the Brain – Can burpees help with math homework?