SugarByHalf media wrap February 5-11

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

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There's an absurd amount of sugar hiding in most of the food you eat

Healthy ways to deal with your sugar cravings

Does a sugar tax cause alcohol sales to spike? The research doesn't give decisive answer

4 simple, real-world ways to eat less sugar

The Case Against Juice



Health Canada wants to make sure you know your food is high in sugar, salt, fat

Proposed new federal food packaging labels target salt, sugar and fat

HPB aims to cut Singaporeans' sugar intake by close to a quarter

Salt, Sugar and Stress: The 3 sins that are ruining your health

Watching your weight? Beware the 'health halo' effect of juices and smoothies

I'm not overweight, so why do I need to eat healthy foods?

Slough Borough Council's attack on sugar to improve dental health

Is sugar the cause of your weight gain?


The Sugardemic

Anti-obesity programmes in primary schools 'don't work'

In Sweeping War on Obesity, Chile Slays Tony the Tiger



Consumer group wants MOH verdict on Milo: 'Healthy' or not?

Nestlé's Milo sparks debate about nutrition in Malaysia

Lewis Road recalls breakfast drinks over sugar labelling

Sugar Tax

Sugar Tax Ireland: Government confirm tax on fizzy drinks will take effect April 6

Meal deals could undo the benefits of the sugar tax

Taxman leads the charge in South-east Asia's war on sugar