SugarByHalf media wrap: 8-14 January

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

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Don't be sucked in! Slushies and other frozen drinks revealed to contain a WEEK's worth of sugar

5 things nutritionists say they'd never eat or drink

How to cut your child's sugar intake: From creative snacks to better breakfasts

Sugar: six easy ways to encourage children to eat less

How to cut your child's sugar intake

Hidden sugars can sabotage a healthy lifestyle

Frozen drink facts reveal a sugary shock

Handy hints for cutting back on sugar

Sleep yourself slim: how an extra 90 mins in bed can stop sugar cravings

Are you hooked on sugar? 5 clues you might be addicted to sugar

The 5 Biggest Setbacks To Quitting Sugar (And How To Solve Them)


Obesity experts slam slurpees for their staggering sugar content

NHS hospital bans sugar from its meals to tackle staff obesity

Column: Is sugar bad for your health?

Increased diet soda intake linked to host of health problems

Does Sugar Impact Brain Function?


'Sugar health crisis' blamed for surge in children forced to have multiple teeth removed

Dentists warn of child tooth decay crisis as extractions hit new high

Sugar could be fundamental cause of obesity, diabetes epidemics

Jamie Oliver teams up with Redbridge Council after three in five residents overweight or obese


Tim Tams or Oat Slice? Which of these foods has the most sugar?

Hands off our Irn‑Bru

Sorry Guys But The Full-Sugar Version Of Irn Bru Is Officially Over

Minister Shaw Urges Beverage Manufacturers to Cut Sugar Content

Bendigo organisations back AMA call to ban junk food advertising

Sugar tax

Sugar tax: why health experts want it but politicians and industry are resisting

Fresh push for sugar tax gains momentum in Australia

WHO hails Philippine move to raise taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages

Australian Medical Association calls for sugar tax