Sugarbyhalf media watch 3-9 June

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

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9 Foods That Aren't As Healthy As We Think

How to cut back your soft drink consumption

Banned Breakfast: 15 Foods you should never eat first thing in the morning

How to beat your sugar cravings once and for all


Sugary drinks increase diabetes risk regardless of obesity – research

Eating Sugar During Pregnancy Is Linked to Kids' Allergies

Sugar in pregnancy linked to childhood asthma and allergy

City pharmacist warns about hidden sugars, diabetes risk

Neuroscientist explains: How sugar affects the brain

What Health Experts Really Think Of The 'Health Star Rating'

Cancer Council survey reveals big gap in what public and experts think is healthy 


The Sugardemic

Supersized junk food portions adding to Australia's obesity epidemic

Childhood obesity is a 'wicked problem' but we shouldn't blame parents

New sugar content label unveiled by campaigning group

Seeing red on sugar

Food labeling delay just latest sign of business clout in Washington

Leave sugar on the shelf



Nestlé pledges to cut sugar in Cheerios, Shreddies and other cereals


Sugar tax

ANU study bolsters call for Australian sugar tax

'It makes sense': Does Australia need to introduce a sugar tax?

The Sweeter the Soda, the Sweeter the Tax

Boulder's Soda Tax Is Now In Effect. What Does That Mean?