SugarByHalf media wrap 6-12 March

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

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Lifestyle

If sugar is so bad for us, why is the sugar in fruit OK?

Bitter lesson - Parents say schools serving too much sugar

“We don't have sugar, candy bars, soda in our office."

What happened when two decile 1 primary schools ditched junk food

Craving Sugar? These Snacks Will Get Rid Of It, ASAP

 

Health

Yes, too much sugar is bad for our health – here's what the science says...

Type 2 diabetes: New guidelines lower blood sugar control levels

Energy drinks: MPs investigate popularity among young people

Plump but malnourished, health of urban poor Malaysian children a ticking time bomb

Hidden health risks in sugary breakfast cereals

Eat healthy, eat natural to keep cancer at bay

Yes, too much sugar is bad for our health here's what the science says

If sugar is so bad for us, why is the sugar in fruit okay?

Poll finds many kids have rotten teeth and don't brush enough — but parents a big part of the problem

 

The Sugardemic

Britain's health agency has put the country on a diet

Children 'eating extra meal a day in calories', says health watchdog

Child health demands a strong anti-obesity drive

 

Industry

Big Sugar Versus Your Body

Why are energy drinks being banned by some stores?

Committee launches inquiry into energy drink concerns

Nestlé's Milo PR problem spreads to Australia

Trendy pureed baby food is 'far too sweet to be healthy'

Sugar reformulation: Nestlé strips out billions of calories over three years in UK & Ireland

Ongoing 'war on sugar' is not cause for 'panic just yet,'

 

Sugar Tax

Sugar Tax: Regulation Will Do Sweet Blow All

Sugar tax isn't a silver bullet

Sugar tax: 4 reasons to cut down on sugar

Sugar reduction tops reformulation agenda as UK sugar tax beckons

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