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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
14 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Diet drinks may be associated with strokes among post-menopausal women
11 February 2019 - Nutraingredients - Norway’s food authorities warn of caffeine-containing energy drinks’ effect on kids
23 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Communications recommendations for sugar-sweetened beverage-free zones
Sugar's sick secrets: How industry forces have manipulated science to downplay the harm
3 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - No compelling evidence for health benefits of non-sugar sweeteners
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
5 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Digital marketing exposure increases energy drink usage among young adults
1 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - More bad news for artificial sweetener users
Quitting junk food produces similar withdrawal-type symptoms as drug addiction
19 September 2018 - BMJ - Ban on sale of energy drinks to children
30 August 2018 - BBC News - Government proposes energy drinks ban for children
28 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study finds sucralose produces previously unidentified metabolites
14 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Mixing energy drinks with alcohol could enhance the negative effects of binge drinking
30 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Limit low-calorie sodas and drinks, and stick to water instead, researchers advise
23 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Food additives a toxic mix for kids
9 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - To reduce your risk of obesity, it helps to have a mom who follows five healthy habits
9 July 2018 - The Guardian - Flying high: kids in the UK are wild about energy drinks - but how harmful are they?
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
26 April 2018 - Sustain - Children's Food Campaign launches parental survey on Junk Food Marketing
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
Artificial Sweeteners May Make You Fat
15 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Obesity risk doubles for teens bombarded with junk food adverts
9 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Some great ways to fight childhood obesity
27 February 2018 - The Conversation - Children are far from protected from junk food ads – especially on social media
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
26 December 2017 - The Conversation - Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?
8 December 2017 - MedicalXpress - Consuming sugary drinks during pregnancy may increase asthma risk in mid-childhood
28 November 2017 - BBC News - Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows
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
5 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - The fight against obesity: To tax or not to tax?
2 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - Sugar-sweetened drinks raise risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome
17 October 2017 - The Conversation - This is why child obesity rates have soared
The Conversation - Sugar in the diet may increase risks of opioid addiction
5 October 2017 - Science Daily - Identifying ways to minimize the harm of energy drinks
12 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Should you replace sugar with artificial sweeteners?
7 September 2017 - The Guardian - Supersize us: upselling is fuelling the obesity epidemic, warns report
Does sugar make you sad? New science suggests so
13 July 2017 - Reuters - Mother’s soda intake during pregnancy tied to child’s obesity risk
6 June 2017 - MedicalXpress - Drinking diet beverages during pregnancy linked to child obesity, study suggests
26 May 2017 - MedicalXpress - Fat nation - the rise and fall of obesity on the political agenda