Sugarbyhalf media watch 17-23 October

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

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Easy Ways to Cut Back on Sugar

The scary reason you should quit sugar now 

The unsexy but effective path to healthy eating

How to Ease Withdrawal Symptoms When You Quit Sugar

The 'fatigued 40s' are real. Here's how to tackle them

5 'healthy' breakfast foods that have more sugar than a glazed donut

How Foods Labeled 'Healthy' Can Still Make You Fat

The least healthy drink at Starbucks will cost you nearly four days worth of sugar

Are you drinking your sugar intake?



Sugar 'awakens' cancer cells

Nutritionally, people do not need any sugar

UK Hospitals Ban Chocolate Bars and Limit Calories

Sydney dentist says you're approaching oral hygiene all wrong

Sugar in the diet may increase risks of opioid addiction

Soft drinks banned at health facilities


The Sugardemic

More children are officially obese at the start of primary school

NHS England bans 'super-sized' chocolate bars



The hidden connection between obesity, heart disease and trade

Sugar tax

Will a sugar tax work? Well, it did at Jamie Oliver's Italian restaurants

CSPI defends sugar-drink tax in America

Sugar tax cut fizzy drink sales by 10%

Sugar Tax Is Not Enough

Thailand enters 'War on Sugar' with tax on sweetened beverages