SugarByHalf media wrap 3-10 September

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

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Here's how much sugar is actually in some of the biggest drinks in the US

Why there is so much sugar in supposedly savoury foods

Don't be fooled by seemingly healthy breakfast options

How much grams of sugar are found in our children's lunchboxes?

Ways for Parents to Become Savvy About Hidden Added Sugars



Change your diet to save both water and your health

Health Matters: Does Sugar Cause Cancer?

Moms-to-Be: Too Much Sugar During Pregnancy Can Hurt Your Baby

It's high time to can energy drinks over caffeine, sugar concerns



Children's Health: Childhood Obesity



Sugar hit to Gympie region growers from health warnings

Coca-Cola's swoop for Costa Coffee will cut its exposure to sugar

Coca-Cola GB packaing updated in response to sugar tax



New sugar label rules about maple syrup, honey coming soon

Maple syrup, honey labels to be spared 'added sugar' label

How sweet it isn't: New cider labels and scales reshape its image


Sugar Tax

Soda tax may sound chic health-wise, but dietitians say it's a feeble idea

Malaysia considering tax on soft drinks to reduce obesity

Industry questions WHO's conviction about health impact of sugar taxes

Better to tax high-sugar food instead of soda only, think tanks say

California prepares for a new war over soda taxes

Call for fast food to be taxed at highest rate of VAT

Industry questions WHO's conviction about health impact of sugar taxes