Progress in reducing food sugar content is being “lost” due to people consuming more sugary items, Public Health England’s chief executive has warned.
Food firms are failing to cut sugar fast enough, with puddings and sweets actually getting more sugary and people consuming more of it overall, figures show.
Morning meals such as waffles, pancakes and crepes sold in restaurants and supermarkets still contain excessive amounts of sugar despite their inclusion in the Government’s strategy to cut childhood obesity, according to a study.
Changing the position of items on the menu of fast food restaurants can “trick” consumers into choosing healthier options, a trial in McDonald’s has found.
Sugar, tobacco and alcohol are contributing towards the growing burden of oral diseases on global public health, scientists say.
Drinking less than one can of sugary drink or 100% fruit juice per day has been linked to an increased risk of cancer, research suggests.
Children who consume sugary soft drinks are not necessarily heavier than those who steer clear, new research suggests.
Inhaling sugar could be a sweet way to tackle lung infections, new research suggests.
Volunteers are being sought for a study that will measure sugar intake.
Organic yoghurts are among the most sugary on supermarket shelves, new research suggests.
The team at the Rowett Institute is keen to find men and women over the age of 16 who regularly take sugar in tea or coffee, who regularly drink sugary drinks and who regularly eat sugary breakfast cereals.
A 10% tax on sweet snacks could lead to a greater overall reduction in sugar consumption than taxing soft drinks alone, according to a study.
A gene that makes humans eat more sugar can also lower body fat, new research suggests.
Fans have been stockpiling cans of Irn Bru ahead of a change to the popular drink's unique recipe.
You may want go easy on that sweet treat because new research suggests sugar can impair brain performance.
A popular North-east drink has been axed due to the impending sugar tax.
Researchers are on the look out for people with a sweet tooth to take part in a dietary study.
Millions of sweet-toothed British men could be making themselves anxious and depressed by consuming too much sugar, a study suggests.
A reformulated KitKat is to appear on shelves from next week containing more milk and cocoa as part of efforts to reduce sugar, Nestle has announced.
So there might be a super-size helping of clean-eating backlash simmering at the moment (hurrah!), but that doesn't mean all notions of healthy-eating need to go out the window.
AG Barr is to reduce the sugar content in some of its best known brands, including Irn-Bru, ahead of a government crackdown on the fizzy drinks industry.
The popular soft drinks with the most sugar have been named and shamed by a local authority for the first time in a bid to combat an “alarming level” of child tooth decay.