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Communications recommendations for sugar-sweetened beverage-free zones
Sugar's sick secrets: How industry forces have manipulated science to downplay the harm
Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children's diets
3 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - No compelling evidence for health benefits of non-sugar sweeteners
Sugar targets gut microbe linked to lean and healthy people
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
16 November 2018 - Nutrition Insight - Sugar crash? Alarming levels of sugar in milkshakes, UK lobby group says
8 November 2018 - Science Daily - Study calls for sugar tax
Digital marketing exposure increases energy drink usage among young adults
Quitting junk food produces similar withdrawal-type symptoms as drug addiction
Ban on sale of energy drinks to children
18 September 2018 - The Conversation - High levels of sugar in organic and children’s yogurts – new survey
10 September 2018 - The Scientist - Microglia Cause Cognitive Decline in Obese Mice
30 August 2018 - BBC News - Government proposes energy drinks ban for children
28 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study finds sucralose produces previously unidentified metabolites
2 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals
Neuroscience News - How the Brain Controls Food Cravings
28 June 2018 - MedicalXpress - Obesity + aging linked to Alzheimer's markers in the brain
Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
Young people in the UK drink more energy drinks than any other countries in Europe
15 May 2018 - MedicalXpress - Some calories more harmful than others
23 April 2018 - The Conversation - Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes and obesity
22 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Why zero-calorie sweeteners can still lead to diabetes, obesity
19 April 2018 - EurekAlert - Pregnant moms and their offspring should limit added sugars in their diets to protect childhood cognition
What is Britain eating? The ultra-processed truth about 10 of our bestselling foods
6 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Soft drinks sugar tax to tackle obesity 'has already had an effect'
15 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Artificial sweetener Splenda could intensify symptoms in those with Crohn's disease
9 February 2018 - MedicalXpress - Prenatal, early life fructose intake associated with asthma
Mouse study reveals what happens in the gut after too much fructose
11 January 2018 - The Conversation - Sugar: six easy ways to encourage children to eat less
Sleeping for longer leads to a healthier diet
8 December 2017 - MedicalXpress - Consuming sugary drinks during pregnancy may increase asthma risk in mid-childhood
30 November 2017 - BBC News - Kellogg's to cut sugar in kids' cereals by up to 40%
22 November 2017 - The Guardian - Sugar industry withheld research effects of sucrose 50 years ago, study claims
13 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - Increased taxes on high fat and high sugar foods will help improve children's diets
2 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - Sugar-sweetened drinks raise risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome
19 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Lower brain glucose levels found in people with obesity, type 2 diabetes
18 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - How foods labeled 'healthy' can still make you fat
17 October 2017 - The Conversation - This is why child obesity rates have soared
Sugar in the diet may increase risks of opioid addiction
12 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Should you replace sugar with artificial sweeteners?
4 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - 1 in 5 children in the U.S. enter school overweight or obese, researchers find
14 August 2017 - Futurity - Sweet, low-calorie foods confuse our metabolism
Does sugar make you sad? New science suggests so
Sugar intake during pregnancy is associated with allergy and allergic asthma in children
22 May 2017 - BBC.com - How food can improve your mental health
2 May 2017 - Science Daily - Got a sweet tooth? Blame your liver
25 April 2017 - The Conversation - ‘Junk food’ and the consumer blame game
18 April 2017 - TheConversation - South Africa needs more than a sugar tax to get to the bottom of obesity
6 March 2017 - The Conversation - How diets high in sugar and saturated fat could be harming your brain