By Holly Lebowitz Rossi

Citing reasons ranging from the childhood obesity epidemic to heightened diabetes, liver problem, and high cholesterol risks, a group of researchers has published a commentary in the journal Nature urging the government to regulate sugar in the same way it regulates alcohol and tobacco.  Journalist Christopher Wanjek reports on

Read on for Parents'com's High Chair Times blog's take on the proposal, and Heather's question:  What about artificial sweeteners?

Image: Sugary sprinkles, via Shutterstock.



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