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Will energy drinks be banned for children?
UK government announces plan to ban sale of energy drinks to children
In Brief

Will energy drinks be banned for children?

Restriction would apply to drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre
30 Aug 2018
Fact check: the truth about artificial sweeteners
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In Depth

Fact check: the truth about artificial sweeteners

Are synthetic sugar substitutes in our food and drinks safe? The Week looks at the research
11 Jul 2018
Will new guidelines mean an end to the sugar high?
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In Depth

Will new guidelines mean an end to the sugar high?

Targets to help fight obesity could see manufacturers reducing the size of their much-loved treats
30 Mar 2017
Restaurants told to make puddings healthier or be shamed
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In Brief

Restaurants told to make puddings healthier or be shamed

Health Secretary urges restaurants to cut portion sizes and sugar content as part of obesity action plan
30 Sep 2016
Singapore tops list of world's healthiest countries
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Singapore tops list of world's healthiest countries

Health scores based on smoking and obesity leave Britain lagging behind Belgium, Ireland and Norway
2 Nov 2015
Diabetes set to 'bankrupt NHS' with 60% rise in sufferers
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Diabetes set to 'bankrupt NHS' with 60% rise in sufferers

Lifestyle changes vital to prevent more cases of type 2 diabetes, say medical experts
17 Aug 2015
HEALTHY OR HARMFUL: kids snacks have more sugar than Haribo
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HEALTHY OR HARMFUL: kids snacks have more sugar than Haribo

Parents are 'being misled' say campaigners, but regulators insist that sugar content is 'clearly labelled'
29 May 2015

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