Folks from UCSF are calling for an all out war on sugar. But we wonder. Does a war do much to inform the public or improve our health?
Source: Waging War for Better Health? – ConscienHealth
Coca-Cola recently revealed that it’s been quietly cutting the sugar content of some of its most popular drinks, including Sprite and Fanta – and claims sales haven’t been harmed by it.
Source: Coca-Cola quietly cutting the sugar contents of its biggest drinks
Australian celebrity doctor Ross Walker said diets high in bread, pasta, sugar and salt need to change and more people need to take responsibility for their own health.
Source: Top cardiologist says UAE residents must ditch ‘white death’ diets to tackle diabetes
Low-calorie, artificial sweeteners appear to play havoc with the body’s metabolism, and large consumption of these sugar substitutes could promote fat accumulation, especially in people who are already obese, preliminary research suggests. The study results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.
Source: Low-calorie sweeteners promote fat accumulation in human fat
The new Public Health England programme to combat the obesity and diabetes epidemics is welcome, but I fear it won’t make much difference
Source: For children’s health, the government has to treat sugar like cigarettes | Gary Taubes
It is too simplistic to put all the blame on parents. We need to look at the lack of education and investment in oral health prevention in England
Source: I’ve had to remove all of a toddler’s teeth. It’s time for a war on sugar
Could economics beat the obesity epidemic?
Source: Is it time for a sugar tax?