SugarByHalf media wrap 24-30 April

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

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Lifestyle

'Healthy' yogurts can send children over their daily sugar limit in one helping

Step away from the sugar: Healthy recipes to help you kick the habit

Ever wondered how much sugar everyday foods contain?

These So-Called Healthy Breakfast Foods Have More Sugar Than Dessert

IF YOU'RE struggling to lose weight, start looking closely at what you're consuming

A dietitian's guide to healthy and not-so healthy muesli bars

Is sugar the cause weight gain? Tips to cut back

Experts share 8 secret tips you need to know about reading and understanding food labels

9 secret signs you're eating way too much sugar

Skin care tip of the day, replace sugar with herbs, spices to look younger

 

Health

Study: Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes, Obesity

Health cost shocker: $1044 for hospital 'diabetes management class'

Soda During Pregnancy May Not Help Baby's Brain

 

The Sugardemic

ABC Four Corners: five articles to get you informed on sugar and Big Sugar's role in food policy

Big sugar and the 'big flaw' in Australia's federal health programs

Cross party call for action to tackle UK child obesity

We are actually drinking less sugar after this campaign

 

Industry

Wisynco sues Heart Foundation: Is sugar the new tobacco?

8 Big Lies About Sugar We Should Unlearn

Child labour, poverty and terrible working conditions lie behind the sugar you eat

Och, No! Some Scots Cry As Their Beloved Soda Gets A Less Sugary Revamp

 

Sugar Tax

'Sugar Tax should be used to invest in dental health'

Taxing sweet snacks may bring greater health benefits than taxing sugar sweetened drinks

Listen: Sugar Tax Won't Be Ringfenced For Health Spending.

A quarter of drinks will be subject to new sugar tax

Sweet snack tax might have been a better choice for UK health

EU approval removes final hurdle for Irish sugar tax

Beating the sugar rush: can a levy on soft drinks work?

Katter attacks sugar tax

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