Food and Behaviour Research

Donate Log In
  

Sugar in children's diets - news

High fructose intake may drive aggressive behaviors, ADHD and bipolar disorder
Only 3% sugar cut out from food products in three years, PHE finds
Frequent Soft Drink Consumption May Make Adolescents More Aggressive
23 December 2019 - Reuters - Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars Before Age 2
15 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - 1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF
10 October 2019 - BBC - Obesity: Ban snacking on public transport, top doctor says
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
14 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - 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
4 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - No such thing as 'sugar rush' - sugar worsens mood rather than improving it
25 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Major medical groups call for soda taxes
7 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children's diets
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
5 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Digital marketing exposure increases energy drink usage among young adults
19 September 2018 - BMJ - 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
17 August 2018 - The Conversation - Exaggerated portions alongside real nutrition claims on cereal boxes may mislead consumers – new study
2 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals
8 June 2018 - The Conversation - Young people in the UK drink more energy drinks than any other countries in Europe
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
9 February 2018 - MedicalXpress - Prenatal, early life fructose intake associated with asthma
11 January 2018 - The Conversation - Sugar: six easy ways to encourage children to eat less
8 December 2017 - MedicalXpress - Consuming sugary drinks during pregnancy may increase asthma risk in mid-childhood
13 July 2017 - Reuters - Mother’s soda intake during pregnancy tied to child’s obesity risk
6 July 2017 - Food Navigator - Sugar in pregnancy linked to childhood asthma and allergy
20 February 2017 - Eurekalert - Only one-third of parents think they are doing a good job helping kids eat healthy
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
27 September 2016 - The Conversation - Case against soft drink levy is sugar coated
24 Nov 2015 - FAB Research - Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
21 May 2015 - ScienceDaily - Obese teens' brains unusually susceptible to food commercials, study finds
03 May 2015 - Medical Daily - Stressed Out Kids More Likely To Overeat; How Parents Train Their Kids In Emotional Eating
28 April 2015 - BBC News - 'Two phases' of childhood obesity suggested
10 April 2015 - Cambridge Journals Blog - Sweetened fruit drinks could be linked to childhood asthma
08 April 2015 - MNT - Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
29 March 2015 - Sydney Morning Herald - Jamie Oliver whips up support for junk food tax and right recipe for education
25 March 2015 - MedicalXpress - Children and energy drinks comprise a growing public health crisis
23 March 2015 - BBC Newsround - Half of kids don't eat veg each day
12 March 2015 - The Guardian - Tax on sugary drinks could save NHS £15m a year, claims study
26 February 2015 - BBC News - Energy drinks 'should be banned' for under-16s
20 February 2015 - Foodnavigator - WHO unveils nutrient profiling to restrict marketing to kids
09 February 2015 - ScienceDaily - Energy drinks significantly increase hyperactivity in schoolchildren, study finds
03 February 2015 - Medical News Today - A combination of early-life risk factors 'could quadruple the risk of childhood obesity'
02 February 2015 - American Academy of Pediatrics - Many Pre-Packaged Toddler Meals and Snack Foods Contain Too Much Salt or Sugar
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
14 January 2015 - Medical News Today - New sugar drinks policy launched by experts at the British Dietetic Association