SugarByHalf Media Watch 26 Feb-3 March 2017

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

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RESEARCH

Strong link between obesity and 11 cancers 

World's First Clinical Trial Finds Diet Works for Depression

The kids are not alright - How industry is marketing unhealthy food and beverages directly to our children and youth, and how this is affecting their preferences and choices, their family relationships and their health.

Factors associated with high consumption of soft drinks among Australian secondary-school students

CHANGE

Healthier Cereals Snare a Spot on New York School Menus

Soft drink sale banned at Westmead Hospital

AG Barr to halve sugar content in Irn Bru

Irn-Bru maker vows to cut sugar across soft drinks

New Irish Heart Foundation campaign: 'Stop Targeting Kids'

 

SUGARDEMIC

Soft drink sugar overload the tip of unhealthy teen behaviour

Sugar: the new tobacco

Here's what happens to your brain when you give up sugar for a month

Takeaways and ready meals hit 100 million a week

Fanta refreshes brand after eight years, launches new range with liquid jelly

Leaked emails reveal largest group of dietitians wants to hide ties to Big Soda

LIFESTYLE

Swedish mum's battle against sugar goes viral

Giving up sugar for lent? Here experts share their simple five-step plan to banish the sweet stuff 

 

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