SugarByHalf media wrap 28 May - 3 June

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

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In a world of added sugar, advice for taming your child's sweet tooth

3 clever ways to trick your body into thinking it's eating sugar

Sugar is Bad: Here are 5 Myths You Should Know About This Poison

Reading Books Can Make You Crave Sugar Less

13 Breakfast Items With More Sugar Than A Doughnut



'Healthy' obesity linked to higher risk of heart disease: study

Obesity, minus high BP or blood sugar, is still unhealthy

Scientists find way to trick brain into thinking sugar tastes vile

Sugar is the dietary version of cigarette, doctors say

Get sugary drinks out of hospitals


The Sugardemic

Time to take more action on sugar

WHO diseases panel split on soft drink sugar tax to cut obesity

It makes sense to tighten the rules on advertising sweets to children



The fast-food company with the worst health score in Australia

No-sugar drinks in sales fizz

Coke has promised 'less sugar', but less is still too much

Food industry on last warning over sugar, say MPs

Junk food deals and adverts face fresh restrictions

MPs call for ban on cartoon characters being used to promote junk food

Industry reacts to childhood obesity report


Sugar tax

US blocks UN health panel from backing taxes on sugar drinks

NCD commission split over sugar tax

The UK Sugar Tax

Sugar tax encourages 'healthier purchases'

Hit chocolates and puddings with a sugar tax to help fight obesity