SugarByHalf media wrap 21 Jan-4 Feb

Here's our regular curation of the top content about sugar we've seen over the festive season.

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HEALTH: Know your sugar levels

Is Sugar Bad for You?

The 10-day challenge behind Jennifer Lopez's enviable physique

Drinks packed with sugar leave vegans feeling bitter

Yeah, Fruit Has Tons of Sugar. But Is It Still Healthy?

5 Ways to Quit Sugar – Which One is for You?



Soft drinks targeted with graphic images of tooth decay in new health campaign

Meet Sugar: the podgy pug who weighs the same as a toddler

Health Ministry initiative aims to reduce sugar, fat and salt intake

Tom Watson: Time to cut out sugar for a healthier life

To Fight Fatty Liver, Avoid Sugary Foods and Drinks


The Sugardemic

International treaty needed to stop 'Big Food' industry driving obesity and climate change

Calls for urgent action on obesity, undernutrition and climate change

How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet

Shifts in sugar consumption in Canada uncovered

How diet is changing - the good and the bad



Old emails hold new clues to Coca-Cola and CDC's controversial relationship

Kellogg's launch cereal including vegetables for the first time ever

Sugar Confectionery Market Insight by 2025: Top Players


Food labels

Labour vows to ban 'irresponsible' cartoon characters on sugary cereals

Canada's Food Guide gets its first major update since 2007

Sugar by any other name is still as sweet: How to be a label detective


Sugar tax

NZ Ministry of Health looks at sugar tax even though Govt has ruled it out

AG Barr to shrug off sugar tax hit with increase in profit

'Too draconian': Singapore companies demand broader options as sugar tax public consultation draws to a close

Should they or shouldn't they? Arguments for and against a sugar tax

Can sugar tax stop us from getting fatter?