Teens On Soda-Fueled Murder Rampage

“Teenagers who drink lots of soft drinks get into more fights and carry more weapons than their peers who drink less, found a new study. And while the study couldn’t determine whether soft drinks actually cause violence, the findings add to a growing — yet still controversial — body of research on the effects of nutrition on behavior.” Older readers might not want to click through, as the article goes on to reference “a notorious 1979 San Francisco murder trial, lawyers blamed the killer’s actions on his recent switch from a health-food diet to one filled with Coca-Cola and other junk food,” which… really? It is incredibly painful to see events that occurred in one’s lifetime suddenly become the stuff of oblique history.