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is sugar bad?
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is sugar bad?

when she eats foods with sugar or even a small candy she falls asleep. she falls asleep instantly is there something wrong with her?
Is your child male or female?
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Female
What is your child's age?
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3yrs old
What is your child's height?
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3ft
What is your child's weight (kgs or lbs)
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From your measurements, her weight and height are normal for her age. Some people do fall asleep eating sugar due to a normal insulin 'surge' to try to bring the sugar levels in the blood down. If you are concerned, suggest getting her checked by her Doctor. In the meantime consume a protein based food when she is eating sugary foods and/or avoid sugary foods. It may help decrease the sleepiness. Thank you for your question.
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