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Limitations of observational evidence: implications for evidence-based dietary recommendations
Maki,K.C., Slavin,J.L., Rains,T.M. and Kris-Etherton,P.M
Growing Up with Healthy Teeth
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Effects on obese women of the sugar sucrose added to the diet over 28 d: a quasi-randomised, single-...
Reid,M., Hammersley,R., Duffy,M. and Ballantyne,C. (2013
Portion Size: What we know and what we need to know
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Sugar-fat seesaw: a systematic review of the evidence
Sadler,M.J., McNulty,H.M. and Gibson,S.,.(2013) Crit Rev
Response to launch of WHO Draft Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children
Response to launch of the public consultation by WHO
Response to paper by Yang et al. in JAMA
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Response to launch of 'Action on Sugar' group
Sugar Nutrition UK Response to claims made in regards to launch of the group 'Action on Sugar'.
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