SugarByHalf media wrap 27 Feb - 5 March

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

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All the ways you're sabotaging your health by overdoing it on sugar

3 Desserts You Can Make With Zero Added Sugar

5 Sugar Smart Swaps For a Naturally Sweeter You

How Quitting Sugar Years Ago Makes Me Look Way Younger

9 Surprising, Hidden Sources of Sugar



Health Canada Proposes Front-of-Package Nutrition Labelling

Children's use of non-dental services for oral pain costing the NHS £2.3 million per year

Diabetes is actually five separate diseases, research suggests

Sugar is not too sweet when it comes to maintaining a healthy heart


The Sugardemic

Sugar addiction not so sweet

Code of practice on junk food marketing is worthless

Childhood Obesity: Why our kids still struggle

Sugar, ah honey honey, we might have a problem

Scotland still facing obesity challenge



Milo loses 4.5-health star rating

Nestle removes Milo's 4.5 Health Star Rating in response to criticism

Why the sugar industry should not be renationalised

How the Irish sugar industry lives on in Ukraine

Health Canada relents on honey label

KFC slammed for serving milkshakes that contain up to 15 teaspoons of sugar

UK supermarkets ban sales of energy drinks to under-16s

Ribena sees a sweet spot in lower sugar


Sugar tax

Warning on consequences of sugar tax

Sugar tax may be first of several 'health promotion' measures

Post-Brexit trade in sugar: 'The UK market should reflect UK interest' say Tate & Lyle

Why a sugar tax won't reduce obesity

Soda tax health claims go flat

Prepare for when the sugar tax hits