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People need to halve their intake of added sugar to tackle obesity

People need to halve their intake of added sugar to tackle the obesity crisis, according to scientific advice for the government in England.

A draft report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) says sugar added to food or naturally present in fruit juice and honey should account for 5% of energy intake.

Fergus Walsh reports.

  • 26 Jun 2014
  • From the section Health
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