On World Diabetes Day, Prof Faadiel Essop, University of Stellenbosch, asks whether sugar tax will help reduce sugar intake and tackle associated disease.
Source: Can sugar tax reduce intake?
The Long Read: In 1972, a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. How did the world’s top nutrition scientists get it so wrong for so long?
Sugar Tax Is Not Nanny State, It’s Sound Public Policy
But perhaps not amusing to everyone. (Remember, Methodists never make love standing up. It might lead to dancing!)
Group of 73 health and obesity experts call for ban before 9pm watershed, restrictions online and end of sports sponsorship
The NHS in England is considering whether to ban or impose a tax on sugary drinks sold in hospitals.