The Candy Made Me Do It

In the latest edition of “is it causality or correlation?” DailyFinance notes a British study that states in part:

“69 percent of the participants who had committed violence by age 34 had eaten sweets or chocolate nearly every day during childhood.”

The post goes on to present a somewhat credible theory to support the finding: When you deprive kids of nutrients, they’re less able to function effectively and more prone to making mistakes. Such as whaling on their fellow schoolchildren.