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23 February 2017 - The Telegraph - Alzheimer's could be caused by excess sugar: new study finds 'molecular link'
21 February 2017 - DailyMail - Why IS chocolate so impossible to resist? TV doctor reveals the reasons why certain foods can make you addicted
14 February 2017 - MedicalXpress - 'Fat taxes' could save billons in healthcare costs: study
10 January 2017 - MedicalXpress - Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners jumps by 200 percent in US children
5 January 2017 - The Guardian - Is sugar the world's most popular drug?
4 January 2017 - The Guardian - Sugar is the ‘alcohol of the child’, yet we let it dominate the breakfast table
3 Jan 2017 - The Guardian - Children consume half of daily sugar quota at breakfast - study
3 January 2017 - The Guardian - No evidence sugar-free soft drinks aid weight loss – study
2 Jan 2017 - The Guardian - The Case Against Sugar review - an unsweetened attack on diet myths
22 December 2016 - The Conversation - How reliable is the Eatwell Guide, the official chart of what foods you should be eating?
The revelation that Big Sugar manipulated heart disease research is not an outlier
Is sugar the new tobacco? The industry's lobbying tactics suggest so
29 September 2016 - UK Government Policy Paper - Childhood obesity plan: PHE's role in implementation
27 September 2016 - The Conversation - Case against soft drink levy is sugar coated
Historical analysis examines sugar industry role in heart disease research
24th August 2016 - Journal of Family Health - Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Inaction
19 August 2016 - The Conversation - Childhood obesity plan forgets about babies and toddlers
18 August 2016 - BBC News - Childhood obesity: Plan attacked as 'weak' and 'watered down'
12 July 2016 - Food Navigator - Put the sugar tax on hold after Brexit, says FDF
Artificial sweeteners cut calories but may affect glucose control in obese: Study
Mother's high-fructose diet may lead to foetal metabolic disorders: Study
Excess sugar consumption ‘similar to cocaine addiction', says study
22 March 2016 - The Conversation - What the world can learn from Mexico’s tax on sugar-sweetened drinks
1 Dec 2015 - Foodnavigator - Sugar addiction much harder to address than salt
Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison
20 May 2015 - The Conversation - How eating different brands of the same food could be encouraging you to eat more
Can food improve your exam performance?
Researchers examine how the brain and body respond to glucose and fructose
28 April 2015 - BBC News - 'Two phases' of childhood obesity suggested
Sugar Provides Better Stress Relief Than Aspartame; Why We Eat Junk Food When We're Stressed
10 April 2015 - Cambridge Journals Blog - Sweetened fruit drinks could be linked to childhood asthma
01 April 2015 - ScienceDaily - Dangers of adolescent energy drink consumption for the heart: Cardiologists urge physicians, parents, educators to monitor adolescents' energy drink consumption more closely
25 March 2015 - MedicalXpress - Children and energy drinks comprise a growing public health crisis
19 March 2015 - BBC ONE - The Truth About Sugar
13 March 2015 - EurekAlert - Energy drinks raise resting blood pressure
12 March 2015 - The Guardian - Tax on sugary drinks could save NHS £15m a year, claims study
'Sugar papers' reveal industry role in 1970s dental program
02 March 2015 - MedicalXpress - Soft drink tax could improve health of the nation
26 February 2015 - BBC News - Energy drinks 'should be banned' for under-16s
26 February 2015 - Foodnavigator - UK sugar industry sales drop by 14%
Want pizza, chocolate, French fries? Highly processed foods linked to addictive eating
18 Feb 2015 - The Conversation - Here’s what happens to your brain when you give up sugar for Lent
Cereal offenders: why do sugar levels keep rising in our breakfast choices?
16 February 2015 - FoodAct!ve - New campaign takes the fight to sugary drinks companies
13 February 2015 - MNT - Healthy diet, exercise 'not enough to treat obesity,' say experts
12 February 2015 - BBC News - Row over sugar firms' links to scientists
Sugar: spinning a web of influence
09 February 2015 - ScienceDaily - Energy drinks significantly increase hyperactivity in schoolchildren, study finds
02 February 2015 - American Academy of Pediatrics - Many Pre-Packaged Toddler Meals and Snack Foods Contain Too Much Salt or Sugar
29 January 2015 - Medical News Today - Added fructose is a principal driver of type 2 diabetes