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Excessive fructose consumption may cause a leaky gut, leading to fatty liver disease
Study pinpoints brain cells that trigger sugar cravings and consumption
Fast fructose consumption overwhelms the gut and leads to fatty liver
3 March 2020 - Science Daily - Resolving bitter debate over low-cal sweeteners
23 December 2019 - Reuters - Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars Before Age 2
3 December - BBC News - 'Sugar overload' warning for festive hot drinks
14 November 2019 - The Conversation - Your brain on sugar: What the science actually says
28 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Workplace sales ban on sugared drinks shows positive health effects
17 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Evidence of behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction
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 - The Conversation - Sugary drinks tax is working: Now it's time to target snacks
23 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Today's obesity epidemic may have been caused by childhood sugar intake decades ago
6 September 2019 - Science Daily - Sugar alters compounds that impact brain health in fruit flies
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
18 July 2019 - Nutraingredients - Study boosts microbiome fitness and diet quality link
30 May 2019 - BBC - Ultra-processed food linked to early death
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
11 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Sugar's sick secrets: How industry forces have manipulated science to downplay the harm
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
8 November 2018 - Science Daily - Study calls for sugar tax
19 September 2018 - BMJ - Ban on sale of energy drinks to children
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
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
6 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Soft drinks sugar tax to tackle obesity 'has already had an effect'
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
30 November 2017 - BBC News - Kellogg's to cut sugar in kids' cereals by up to 40%
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
18 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - How foods labeled 'healthy' can still make you fat
14 September 2017 - The Conversation - GPs need to tell people they can get rid of type 2 diabetes through weight loss – nutrition expert
12 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Should you replace sugar with artificial sweeteners?
4 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - 1 in 5 children in the U.S. enter school overweight or obese, researchers find
14 August 2017 - Futurity - Sweet, low-calorie foods confuse our metabolism
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
2 Jan 2017 - The Guardian - The Case Against Sugar review - an unsweetened attack on diet myths
30 September 2016 - Left Foot Forward - Is sugar the new tobacco? The industry's lobbying tactics suggest so