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Sugar tax

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
17 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Sugary drinks and fruit juice may increase risk of early death
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
25 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Major medical groups call for soda taxes
23 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Communications recommendations for sugar-sweetened beverage-free zones
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
19 September 2018 - BMJ - Ban on sale of energy drinks to children
8 June 2018 - The Conversation - 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
11 January 2018 - The Conversation - Sugar: six easy ways to encourage children to eat less
9 January 2018 - Science Daily - Sleeping for longer leads to a healthier diet
22 November 2017 - The Guardian - Sugar industry withheld research effects of sucrose 50 years ago, study claims
2 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - Sugar-sweetened drinks raise risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome
12 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Should you replace sugar with artificial sweeteners?
13 July 2017 - Reuters - Mother’s soda intake during pregnancy tied to child’s obesity risk
3 January 2017 - The Guardian - No evidence sugar-free soft drinks aid weight loss – study
30 September 2016 - Left Foot Forward - Is sugar the new tobacco? The industry's lobbying tactics suggest so
27 September 2016 - The Conversation - Case against soft drink levy is sugar coated
24 Aug 2015 - The Guardian - Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison
29 March 2015 - Sydney Morning Herald - Jamie Oliver whips up support for junk food tax and right recipe for education
19 March 2015 - Nutraingredients - Nutrient profiling key to public health policies
12 March 2015 - The Guardian - Tax on sugary drinks could save NHS £15m a year, claims study
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
17 February 2015 - The Guardian - 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
12 February 2015 - BBC News - Row over sugar firms' links to scientists
11 February 2015 - bmj - Sugar: spinning a web of influence
09 February 2015 - ScienceDaily - Energy drinks significantly increase hyperactivity in schoolchildren, study finds
27 January 2015 - MNT - UK parents hounded by their kids to buy junk food they see on TV - BHF calls for ban on junk food ads before 9pm
18 January 2015 - The Guardian - Welcome to the Coca-Cola London Eye … but health charities are already seeing red
14 January 2015 - Medical News Today - New sugar drinks policy launched by experts at the British Dietetic Association
19 November 2014 - NewsDaily - Kids still a target for marketers of sugary drinks: report
10 November 2014 - The Daily Utha Chronicle - U LECTURER TELLS STUDENTS TO BE WARY OF SUGAR IN FOOD INDUSTRY
27 October 2014 - The Conversation - Official healthy food guide hasn't changed in 20 years: five things that need updating
16 October 2014 - The Guardian - Sugary soft drinks may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing – study
14 October 2014 - Nutraingredients - Food industry must slash sugar – not just tinker
12 October 2014 - Epoch Times - Beyond Obesity: Western Diet Shown to Make People Unintelligent
07 October 2014 - Science Daily - Sugar linked to memory problems in adolescent rats
26 September 2014 - HuffPost - Is the NHS Encouraging Obesity Through Unhealthy Food Choices? And What Can We Do??
12 September 2014 - KQED News - Berkeley’s Talking About Sugar — And the Conversation Isn’t Sweet
2 September 2014 - BMJ Blogs - Sally Norton: NHS hospitals—does a spoonful of sugar help the medicine go down?
24 August 2014 - The Guardian - Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison
20 August 2014 - MedicalXpress - Sugar tax on drinks may reduce obesity