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March 2015

Sugar Nutrition UK response to WHO Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children

September 2014

Comment regarding Sheiham and James paper on sugar and dental health

June 2014

Response to the Launch of the SACN Carbohydrate Consultation

June 2014

Initial Response to the Launch of Public Health England's Sugar Reduction Document

June 2014

Initial Response to Launch of the SACN Carbohydrate Consultation

June 2014

Response to Action on Sugar's Childhood Obesity Plan

May 2014

Statement on review by Te Morenga et al. on sugars and cardiometabolic risk

May 2014

Release of data from Years 1-4 of the Rolling Programme of the National Diet & Nutrition Survey

March 2014

Sugar Nutrition UK response to the public consultation on the WHO Draft Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children

March 2014

Response to CMO's Annual Report

March 2014

Response to launch of WHO Draft Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children

February 2014

Response to Yang et al. paper published in JAMA

January 2014

Response to claims made in regards to launch of the group 'Action on Sugar'

January 2014

Sugar Nutrition UK funded research

November 2013

Response to BMJ Modelling Study on Sugar Sweetened Beverages Tax

October 2013

New Research: Obese women alter diets in response to additional calories from soft drinks

October 2013

New Research: Portion Size: the science and the Responsibility Deal 

July 2013

New Research: People's diets show a sugar-fat seesaw 

June 2013

Response to launch of hybrid front of pack nutritional labelling scheme by UK Government

June 2013

Scientific Review on Sucrose and Sports Performance

May 2013

Response to article by Malhotra in British Medical Journal

April 2013

Response to article by InterAct Consortium in Diabetologia

April 2013

Evidence shows no effect of sugar on risk factors for heart disease

February 2013

Response to article by Basu et al. in PLoS ONE

February 2013 

Response to Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Childhood Obesity Report and Media Activities 

January 2013

Response to review by Te Morenga et al. in BMJ 

December 2012

Response to books by Professor Lustig

November 2012

Patients with diabetes left in the dark

July 2012

Are nutrition claims misleading?

July 2012

Sports Nutrition Booklet: The Human Engine

January 2012

Sugar Nutrition UK - the new name for the Sugar Bureau

September 2011

Launch of new look science based website

September 2011

Evidence Shifts From Extrinsic Sugars in Fight Against Dental Demineralisation

December 2010

High-fat low-carb diets could mean significant heart risks

August 2010

Research shows sugary drinks do not cause weight gain

May 2010

Lack of exercise key to increased BMI in children

March 2010

Men have better inbuilt liquid calorie detectors than women



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