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Improving knowledge and understanding about the contributions of sugar and other carbohydrates to a healthy balanced diet


Sugar Nutrition UK continuously monitors developments in nutritional science published in international scientific journals. Our extensive database contains information on a wide range of topics, from dental health to weight control and dietary guidelines. Sugar Nutrition UK also funds scientific research in academic institutions throughout the UK.


Sugar Nutrition UK communicates science-based information on all aspects of sugar and health, as well as other nutritional topics, to the media, health professionals, consumers, academics, industry, Government and others. We issue press releases, have specialist newsletters for journalists and for health professionals, and regularly update the information on our website with the latest research.


Sugar Nutrition UK is committed to providing up-to-date information on nutritional issues to health professionals. Our health professional newsletter covers a range of nutrition topics of interest to dietitians, GPs, nurses, health visitors and the dental team. Patient leaflets are also available to download for health professionals to use with their patients.

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Sugar Nutrition UK liaises with Government and related organisations to provide science based information on issues relating to diet and health when required.



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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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