SugarByHalf news wrap 2-8 Jan

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

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'Try not to offer kids sugar as a treat'

Forget The Sugar High, Say Hello To The Sugar Coma

7 Easy Ways To Scale Back On Sugar (Without Hating Your Life)

Sugar: How Bad Are Sweets for Your Kids?

6 Scientifically Proven Ways To Wean Yourself Off Sugar

Handy hints for cutting back on sugar


Avoid sugar for a longer life: Fizzy drinks and sweets 'have major role in disease'

Sugary drinks banned from sale in NHS hospitals from July

'Healthy' sugar additive in cream cakes, nutrition bars and chewing gum has fuelled rise of deadly superbug

Dietary sugar linked to bacterial epidemics

Not so sweet news: Your candy cravings could be stifling your brain

Shocking Facts About Sugar

No Added Sugar campaign encourages East Texans to give up sugar

The Sugardemic

Could sugar be responsible for the obesity and diabetes epidemics?

Sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks 'fuelling obesity epidemic'

The moral argument for quitting sugar


In memoriam: Irn-Bru (1898 – 2018)

Irn Bru sugar cut has Scots mad

Waitrose bans sale of energy drinks to under-16s

Sugar tax

Health experts support sugar tax as Coalition calls for 'personal responsibility

Peak Aussie medical organization calls for sugar tax on beverages ...

Turnbull government refuses sugary drinks tax

Public consultation on sugar tax launched