People need to halve their intake of added sugar to tackle obesity
26 June 2014 Last updated at 20:03 BST
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.