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Sugar-sweetened beverages dominant source of free sugar for young children

Among young British children, 40% of daily free sugar intake comes from sugar-sweetened beverages, including fruit juices and smoothies, according to study findings presented at the European Obesity Summit in Gothenburg, Sweden. 379 more words

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Another study highlights the link between sugar sweetened beverages and health problems.

Research released by the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has once again correlated the health risks associated with consuming sugar sweetened beverages. 1,265 more words

Health

Is a sugar tax the answer?

There is a lot of talk at the moment about taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). Mexico has successfully introduced this and most recently the UK has announced they will be doing it too. 432 more words

Health

Now, isn't that sweet?

When I opened one of my social media pages today, I saw a message from a friend of mine which was urging people to not believe everything they read, particularly when it comes to issues like safety and health. 952 more words

Humans

New CSPI Report Highlights Childhood "Globesity" Crisis, Hits Hard at Big Soda

As the childhood “Globesity” epidemic continues to make headlines, The Center for the Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) released a new report this week called  668 more words

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The sneaky sugar in 'healthy' drinks

by Anne Finch, LiveLighter dietitian

It’s pretty obvious that soft drinks aren’t a healthy choice. But what about some of the other drinks that market themselves as a better choice? 800 more words

Nutrition

Is it time to rethink those sugary drinks?

by Anne Finch, LiveLighter dietitian

Imagine you’re snuggled up on the couch, listening to the rain on the roof tiles and watching someone make you a nice hot cup of tea. 572 more words

Nutrition