SugarByHalf news wrap: 4-10 December

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

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The not-so-sweet truth about alcohol and sugar

Exposed: the supermarket foods whose health claims leave a bad taste

Steady sugar cravings during party season

How much sugar is in what you drink, ranked from low to high

Coping with cravings

Beware of hidden sugar in beverages

Health Tips : Your favorite 'healthy' cereal is actually full of sugar

Across The World, If You Eat For Your Health, You'll Help The Planet



Added sugar means added risk for your heart 

Consuming Sugary Drinks During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma In Mid-Childhood

Mid North Coast Local Health District to remove sugary drinks from its facilities


The Sugardemic

Xi Jinping Thought doesn't mention China's health care crisis. It should

Parents struggle to understand labels and kids' nutrition needs

What parents need to know about childhood obesity



What the Sugar Industry Doesn't Want You to Know

Why sugar and why so much? WHO investigates the food industry's sweet tooth

Producers of sugary food have more incentives to maintain sugar than cut them, study finds

Manufacturers respond to health edicts in food and drink recipes

Secret sugar industry research coming to light

Health Effects of Sucrose Withheld by Sugar Industry 50 Years Ago


Sugar Tax

Sugar tax doesn't address health problems, says dietician

Parliament finally passes sugary drinks tax

WHO commends South African parliament decision to pass tax bill

Sugary Drink Tax Won't Solve All Problems, But Might Help

Sugar tax will cut thousands of jobs, says SASA