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Sweet-taste perception changes as children develop
Study pinpoints brain cells that trigger sugar cravings and consumption
Fast fructose consumption overwhelms the gut and leads to fatty liver
Revealing links between education and a good diet
16 April 2020 - European Scientist - Covid 19 and the elephant in the room
How does sugar drive consumption? Scientists discover gut-brain sugar sensor in mice
The science of how diet can change the way sugar tastes
"Not all plant-based patterns of eating are healthy,” warns CVD study author
Resolving bitter debate over low-cal sweeteners
Researchers find a western-style diet can impair brain function
World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
Sugar changes the chemistry of your brain
Common foods can help 'landscape' the jungle of our gut microbiome
The alarming truth about how sugar ruins your sleep
Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars & Artificial Sweeteners Before Age 2
Could eating white bread every day ruin your sleep?
Refined carbs may trigger insomnia, finds study
How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
10 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Brain differences may be tied to obesity, kids' study says
3 December - BBC News - 'Sugar overload' warning for festive hot drinks
Your brain on sugar: What the science actually says
Sugar binges increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease
Dodgy diet affects daytime drowsiness
Study offers data-driven definition of unhealthy yet pervasive 'hyper-palatable' foods
Rise of Obesity in America: Should We Be Alarmed?
28 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Workplace sales ban on sugared drinks shows positive health effects
Evidence of behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction
15 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - 1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF
Obesity: Ban snacking on public transport, top doctor says
To fight effects of sleep deprivation, reach for healthy snacks
1 October 2019 - The Conversation - Sugary drinks tax is working: Now it's time to target snacks
High-fructose and high-fat diet damages liver mitochondria: Increases fatty-liver disease risk and metabolic syndrome
Today's obesity epidemic may have been caused by childhood sugar intake decades ago
23 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Industry has unduly influenced TV advertising regs on restricting unhealthy kids' foods
6 September 2019 - Science Daily - Sugar alters compounds that impact brain health in fruit flies
5 September 2019 - The Guardian - Tax on snacks would have 'huge impact' on obesity, say experts
4 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Snack tax may be more effective than a sugary drink tax to tackle obesity
3 September 2019 - The Guardian - Soft drinks, including sugar-free, linked to increased risk of early death
12 June 2019 - Nutraingredients - Does our body’s blood sugar response affect our cognitive performance?
Millions of Europeans at risk of chronic digestive diseases, new report reveals
Sugary drinks and fruit juice may increase risk of early death
What happens when your picky toddler becomes a teen?
2 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Children and teens who drink low-calorie sweetened beverages do not save calories
30 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study suggests no direct link between drinking sugar sweetened drinks and higher energy consumption or BMI in children
Children with ADHD may have higher risk for poor diet
9 April 2019 - Nutraingredients - Study finds ‘healthy’ kids snacks could be contributing to growing obesity crisis
No such thing as 'sugar rush' - sugar worsens mood rather than improving it
25 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Major medical groups call for soda taxes
Soda, sugar-sweetened beverages linked to more severe symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis