Sugar and health

SACN recommendations on sugar have sparked a torrent of responses

SACN REPORT: REACTION

Carbohydrate report: reaction in quotes

By Rod Addy

Public Health England will investigate taxing sugary drinks according to the paper it issued alongside the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition’s (SACN’s) draft report published today (June 26).

Sugar intake should be halved, recommended the long-awaited SACN report

SACN report

Sugar intake should be halved, advises SACN report

By Michael Stones

The intake of added sugar in people’s daily diet should be halved as part of a campaign to cut Britain’s soaring obesity levels, according to an influential report by government adviser the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN).

Tooth decay is one of the most widespread health problems

Sugar in teeth of fresh controversy

By Rod Addy

Anti-sugar campaigners are targeting the damage it can do to teeth as well as tackling its contribution to obesity in the UK.

IFT 2014: What’s hot in science and technology?

IFT 2014: What’s hot in science and technology?

By Nathan Gray

Some of world’s top food science and technology professionals will come together later this month at IFT. If you’re more ‘science focused’  than trends guru, check out our guide to the top science and technology sessions this year.

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