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Study investigates link between prediabetes and youth beverage intake
Call for urgent action on energy drinks as new UK research reveals daily use among young people
Researchers call for clearer disclosures about added sugars, diet sweeteners and percent juice on product packages
Sugar not so nice for your child's brain development
Ultra-processed foods are breaking your heart
Consumption of added sugar doubles fat production
High fructose diets could cause immune system damage
You know sugar is bad for your kids—here's what you can do
Junk food linked to sleep problems in teens
Different forms of sugar impact hunger-suppressing hormones in young adults
Teens' ultra-processed diet puts their hearts at risk
Artificially sweetened drinks may not be heart healthier than sugary drinks
ADHD is related to high-sugar, unhealthy diets
Scholars link obesity and disease to dramatic dietary changes
High fructose intake may drive aggressive behaviors, ADHD and bipolar disorder
Only 3% sugar cut out from food products in three years, PHE finds
Sugary beverages consumed while breastfeeding affect cognitive development in children
New study links combination of two sugars in high fructose corn syrup to heart health risks
Frequent Soft Drink Consumption May Make Adolescents More Aggressive
Excessive fructose consumption may cause a leaky gut, leading to fatty liver disease
"Not all plant-based patterns of eating are healthy,” warns CVD study author
Resolving bitter debate over low-cal sweeteners
19 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
Sugar changes the chemistry of your brain
23 December 2019 - Reuters - Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars Before Age 2
17 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Here's a bitter pill to swallow: Artificial sweeteners may be doing more harm than good
16 December 2019 - The Guardian - Malnutrition and obesity now a global problem, say experts
Refined carbs may trigger insomnia, finds study
How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
14 November 2019 - The Conversation - Your brain on sugar: What the science actually says
Sugar binges increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease
1 November 2019 - MedScape - Rise of Obesity in America: Should We Be Alarmed?
28 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Workplace sales ban on sugared drinks shows positive health effects
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
1 October 2019 - Science Daily - High-fructose and high-fat diet damages liver mitochondria: Increases fatty-liver disease risk and metabolic syndrome
23 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - 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
18 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - 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
25 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - 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