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High-fructose and high-fat diet damages liver mitochondria: Increases fatty-liver disease risk and metabolic syndrome
Today's obesity epidemic may have been caused by childhood sugar intake decades ago
23 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Industry has unduly influenced TV advertising regs on restricting unhealthy kids' foods
Healthy drinks, healthy kids: First-ever consensus on recommendations for young children
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
3 September 2019 - The Guardian - Soft drinks, including sugar-free, linked to increased risk of early death
Zero-calorie sweeteners on trial again
12 June 2019 - Nutraingredients - Does our body’s blood sugar response affect our cognitive performance?
Millions of Europeans at risk of chronic digestive diseases, new report reveals
Sugary drinks and fruit juice may increase risk of early death
BBC - Ultra-processed foods 'make you eat more'
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
Children with ADHD may have higher risk for poor diet
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Sleeping for longer leads to a healthier diet
26 December 2017 - The Conversation - Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?