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Sugarbyhalf media watch 7-13 August

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Shane Watson: Let's hit sugar for six

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Becoming a dad three years ago was the best day of my life. Nothing is more important to me than my kids.

But my wife Lee and I were horrified to learn about the health effects of poor food choices on Aussie kids.

It’s a sad fact that too much added sugar is wrecking the health of younger generations. Type 2 diabetes, tooth decay, obesity, heart disease and high blood pressure are all on the rise. Worse still, these adult diseases are being seen in younger and younger Australians.

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Cut the sugar to protect young teeth

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Everyone loves to see their kids smile, but think how much more you’ll like it if you know their teeth are in good shape.

Sadly, our kids are more and more likely to need dental treatment. Nearly half of Australia’s kids aged 5-10 now have had at least one baby tooth affected by tooth decay.

 

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What is natural sugar?

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Australians eat an average 22 kilograms of sugar per year!

We don't advocate that everyone needs to completely quit or remove sugar but we do have a problem. Sugar is everywhere and we’re eating way too much. The WHO recommends we limit intake of added sugars to 6 teaspoons per day for optimal health.

So how what’s the difference between added sugar and natural sugar?

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Sugarbyhalf media watch 31 July - 6 August

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen this week.

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Why sugar is a men's health issue

The Sugardemic affects Aussie men even more than women. With men more likely to be overweight or obese, and men of 55 more likely to suffer from type II diabetes, Aussie blokes need to cut their sugar consumption urgently.

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Sugarbyhalf media watch 24-30 July

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen this week.

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Research shows benefits of sugary drinks tax for low income Australians

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New research from Deakin University’s Global Obesity Centre shows that a 20% tax on sugary drinks would benefit low income Australians.

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The lunchbox dirty dozen

Creating healthy lunchboxes for your kids is an ongoing challenge. There’s so much advice around that it can be confusing to know what’s best.

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Sugarbyhalf media watch 17--23 July

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen this week.

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Sugarbyhalf media watch 10-16 July

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Sugarbyhalf media watch 3-9 June

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen this week.

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SugarbyHalf media watch 26-2 June

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen this week.

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SugarbyHalf media watch 19-25 June

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen this week.

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George Calombaris' Hortopita recipe

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Thanks to chef and restaurateur George Calombaris for sharing his secrets to making an easy and tasty greens pie.

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I was pre-diabetic before cutting sugar

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In October 2015 when undergoing a normal annual medical check-up, my blood tests came back normal except for the fasting blood sugar levels – my reading was 6.4. I didn’t understand what this meant other than it seemed high.  I recalled that the so-called “normal” was 5.5. I didn’t do anything further for several months.

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SugarbyHalf media watch 12-18 June

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen this week.

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SugarbyHalf media watch 5-11 June

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SugarbyHalf media watch 29 May - 4 June

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen this week.

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SugarbyHalf media watch 21-28 May

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