SugarByHalf media wrap 26 March - 1 April

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

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Your kid's Easter basket likely packs over a month's worth of sugar

My sugar detox: headaches, sweats, dizziness, but it gets better

What are the alternatives to sugar and are they any good for us?

'No one's saying you can't have your Easter Egg - most people will ...

Time to kick the sugar habit?

Soft drink health concerns not yet trickled down into social media

5 shocking reasons why you should stop eating sugar

If Sugar Is so Bad for Us, Why Is the Sugar in Fruit OK?



We have got the causes and effects of type 2 diabetes mixed up

The hidden healing power of sugar

Health experts want fizzy drinks to carry warning images of rotting teeth


The Sugardemic

Mandatory nutrition policies may impact sugar consumption

Demand for sugar-laden fizzy drinks falling in Ireland over child obesity worries



Nestle's Milkybar targets healthy sweet spot with designer sugar

Comment: Is the soft drinks industry prepared for the UK 'sugar tax'?

Nestlé launches Milkybar with fairy floss inspired 'structured sugar'

Open letter calls for football associations to cut links with junk food

Health-Ade Kombucha sued again in new lawsuit alleging sugar level significantly higher than stated

Too much sugar makes Heinz snack food unhealthy for little children


Sugar Tax

'Plough sugar tax income back into health system'

Myth-Busting The New Sugar Tax

How the sugar tax has left Britain's drinks industry tasting a little sour