Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: SEE: 10 medical discoveries that changed the world > Health-in-Motion 18 October 2016 How much sugar is too much for kids? How much sugar is too much for kids? The American Heart Association now recommends that children between the ages of 2 and 18 should consume less than six teaspoons, or 25 grams, of added sugar per day. Parents of little ones under the age of two years are advised that their kids should not take in beverages or foods that contain added sugars at all. The more foods that are high in added sugars kids eat, the higher their risk of developing high blood pressure, obesity and heart disease. 0 More in Newsletters Self-administering eye drops More: Daily Dose: SEE: 10 medical discoveries that changed the worldHealth-in-Motion advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Mental health Childhood PTSD may leave lasting imprint on brain Lifestyle Rudeness in workplace costs companies dearly Mental health New tool to predict survival odds after brain injury Mental health Surfing through selfies linked to low self-esteem Lifestyle SEE: 8 places to go hiking in South Africa this summer Medical SEE: 10 medical discoveries that changed the world From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.