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Sugar Nutrition UK letter published in The Times and The Week
Sugar Nutrition UK statement on Jamie Oliver's Sugar Rush Documentary
Sugar Nutrition UK Opinion Piece in British Dental Journal – Sugar: Demonisation of a product or fair culprit?
Submission from Sugar Nutrition UK to SACN consultation on draft Report on Carbohydrates and Health
Sugar Nutrition UK response to the Scientific Advisory Committee On Nutrition (SACN) report on Carbohydrates and Health
Sugar Nutrition UK statement on That Sugar Film
Sugar Nutrition UK response to British Journal of Sports Medicine editorial on physical inactivity and obesity
Sugar Nutrition UK Response to the BBC's programme The Truth About Sugar
Sugar Nutrition UK response to WHO Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children
Comment regarding Sheiham and James paper on sugar and dental health
Response to the Launch of the SACN Carbohydrate Consultation
Initial Response to the Launch of Public Health England's Sugar Reduction Document
Initial Response to Launch of the SACN Carbohydrate Consultation
Response to Action on Sugar's Childhood Obesity Plan
Statement on review by Te Morenga et al. on sugars and cardiometabolic risk
Release of data from Years 1-4 of the Rolling Programme of the National Diet & Nutrition Survey
Sugar Nutrition UK response to the public consultation on the WHO Draft Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children
Response to CMO's Annual Report
Response to launch of WHO Draft Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children
Response to Yang et al. paper published in JAMA
Response to claims made in regards to launch of the group 'Action on Sugar'
Sugar Nutrition UK funded research
Response to BMJ Modelling Study on Sugar Sweetened Beverages Tax
New Research: Obese women alter diets in response to additional calories from soft drinks
New Research: Portion Size: the science and the Responsibility Deal
New Research: People's diets show a sugar-fat seesaw
Response to launch of hybrid front of pack nutritional labelling scheme by UK Government
Scientific Review on Sucrose and Sports Performance
Response to article by Malhotra in British Medical Journal
Response to article by InterAct Consortium in Diabetologia
Evidence shows no effect of sugar on risk factors for heart disease
Response to article by Basu et al. in PLoS ONE
Response to Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Childhood Obesity Report and Media Activities
Response to review by Te Morenga et al. in BMJ
Response to books by Professor Lustig
Patients with diabetes left in the dark
Are nutrition claims misleading?
Sports Nutrition Booklet: The Human Engine
Sugar Nutrition UK - the new name for the Sugar Bureau
Launch of new look science based website
Evidence Shifts From Extrinsic Sugars in Fight Against Dental Demineralisation
High-fat low-carb diets could mean significant heart risks
Research shows sugary drinks do not cause weight gain
Lack of exercise key to increased BMI in children
Men have better inbuilt liquid calorie detectors than women
More facts about the production of sugarMore figures on sugar production & consumption
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No foods should be considered as ‘good or bad’ as all foods play an important role in the diet. It is only when foods are eaten in excess that health problems result.
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