SugarByHalf media wrap: 21-27 May

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

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Can you guess which fast food company in Australia gets the worst health score?

Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?

Danger of sugar to kids highlighted

A New Reason Why You Should Avoid Sugar

Why healthy snacks aren't always better for you than junk foods

Plain, Greek, low-fat? How to choose a healthy yoghurt



Rotten teeth health warning on sugary drinks could deter buyers

The Impact of Sugar on Dental Health

Arthritis pain: Cut sugar from diet to prevent symptoms of joint pain

Obesity now linked to 12 different cancers

Eating one egg a day can reduce risk of heart disease, study claims

Health Check: Avoiding the Sugar Flood


The Sugardemic

'Frustrated' health sector turns to tobacco-like labelling to issue warning over sweetened drinks

'Sugar War' pits consumer choice against common good

Rising worldwide obesity rates revealed in new research

Almost a quarter of the world's population will be obese by 2045



Food industry in England fails to meet sugar reduction target

War on sugar failing as puddings get sweeter

UK sets sugar reduction targets for juice and milk-based drinks

Nutritionist Commends Chivita's 'No-added Sugar' Commitment

Coca-Cola addresses sugar reduction

Would You Give Up Your Can Of Coke If It Had A Picture Of Rotten Teeth?

Sugar association opposes tax on sweet drinks


Sugar Tax

Action on Sugar calls for confectionery tax

Sugary drink tax inevitable, doctors say