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Sugar Nutrition UK is an evidence-based association fostering research, communication and information on sugar and health.

Sugar Nutrition UK was established in 1964 and is funded principally by UK sugar manufacturers. We are involved in promoting nutrition research and raising awareness among academics, health professionals, the media and the public about sugars.

Our aim is to improve knowledge and understanding about the contributions of sugar and other carbohydrates to a healthy balanced diet.



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Eating a healthy, balanced diet along with taking regular exercise is key to physical and mental wellbeing.

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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