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#Sugar

From TheJournal.ie Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso Obesity

Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso

Overall energy drinks manufacturers have reduced the sugar content in their products since the sugar tax was introduced.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you drink too many sugary drinks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you drink too many sugary drinks?

Drinking large amounts can increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

From TheJournal.ie Would you give your child a beer? Changing our attitudes towards sugar Opinion

Would you give your child a beer? Changing our attitudes towards sugar

Sugar should be an occasional treat but it shouldn’t be an everyday habit for our young kids, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.

From TheJournal.ie Granulated sugar recalled over possible presence of pieces of metal wire Not Sweet

Granulated sugar recalled over possible presence of pieces of metal wire

The company says the recall is a precautionary measure and no other sugar products are affected.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax Sweetening The Deal

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax

The sugar tax comes into effect today.

From TheJournal.ie Sugar Tax: Nanny State gone mad or a step in the right direction? Column

Sugar Tax: Nanny State gone mad or a step in the right direction?

I’m a parent and I’m not immune to the never-ending debate with kids on what we eat and drink, writes Sarah O’Brien.

From TheJournal.ie European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week Tax

European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week

The tax on sugar-sweetened drinks was first announced as part of Budget 2017.

From TheJournal.ie 'No one's saying you can't have your Easter Egg - most people will just overdo it' Goodies

'No one's saying you can't have your Easter Egg - most people will just overdo it'

How much sugar is too much sugar this weekend?

From TheJournal.ie Date for sugar tax pushed back three weeks from 6 April to 1 May Delay

Date for sugar tax pushed back three weeks from 6 April to 1 May

The date has been pushed back to ensure the tax complies with EU State aid law.

From TheJournal.ie Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s Give It The Boot

Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s

The pharmacy chain will no longer sell energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre to children under 16.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald's US to cut chocolate milk and cheeseburgers from Happy Meal menu Fast Food

McDonald's US to cut chocolate milk and cheeseburgers from Happy Meal menu

Hamburgers and Chicken McNuggets will remain on the menu.

From TheJournal.ie Mixed reactions over new voluntary codes to restrict advertising of 'high fat sugar salt' foods Codes Of Practice

Mixed reactions over new voluntary codes to restrict advertising of 'high fat sugar salt' foods

Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan hit out at the voluntary nature of the Codes, saying Ireland needs “mandatory legislation”.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s High Caffeine

Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Customers buying soft drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove their age.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How much sugar does Santa consume in Ireland on Christmas Eve? Ho Ho Ho

FactFind: How much sugar does Santa consume in Ireland on Christmas Eve?

Most of us would leave out something for the arrival of the man from the North Pole, but how much does Santa get through?

From TheJournal.ie The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough? Column

The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough?

The new tax should be seen as a welcome first step and perhaps it will ignite an attitude change, writes Ciara Wright.

From TheJournal.ie Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax Cut The Fizz

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax

There will be a tax of 30c per litre on drinks with over eight grams of sugar per 100 millilitres.

From TheJournal.ie Kellogg's spent millions to attack calls to limit sugar - but are cereals that unhealthy? Sugary Diet

Kellogg's spent millions to attack calls to limit sugar - but are cereals that unhealthy?

Some cereals have plenty of sugar, but Kellogg’s has funded research to argue that health guidelines on sugar are incorrect.

From TheJournal.ie Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight Diet

Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight

New research says there is no solid evidence to support claims the drinks help prevent obesity.

From TheJournal.ie Coca-Cola and Pepsi have been quietly lobbying against anti-obesity measures in the US Sugar Tax

Coca-Cola and Pepsi have been quietly lobbying against anti-obesity measures in the US

At the same time, the two sugar firms have given millions of dollars to health organisations.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax Obesity

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

From TheJournal.ie How the sugar-trafficking food industry paid scientists to tell us fat, not sugar, was the real problem Sugar Tax

How the sugar-trafficking food industry paid scientists to tell us fat, not sugar, was the real problem

Researchers, funded by the food industry, overstated the importance of fat and cholesterol, while downplaying studies on sugar, new documents show.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who poured boiling water mixed with sugar over man's head jailed for three years Prussia Street

Woman who poured boiling water mixed with sugar over man's head jailed for three years

38-year-old Sharon Naughton inflicted severe burns on Brian Kenny in June 2015 after a row broke out at a flat in north Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Children of women who gain excess weight during pregnancy are more likely to be obese Pregnancy
From TheJournal.ie Here's how much sugar is in your favourite energy drink Buzzing

Here's how much sugar is in your favourite energy drink

Some of the drinks on the Irish market contain as many as 16 teaspoons of sugar.

From TheJournal.ie Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks Fighting Obesity This post contains a poll

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks

There has been a push in Ireland in recent years to get such a tax introduced.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s?

Some drinks being sold in Ireland contain 16 spoonfuls of sugar.

From TheJournal.ie Drinks from coffee shops can have up to 25 spoons of sugar in them Helps The Medicine Go Down

Drinks from coffee shops can have up to 25 spoons of sugar in them

That’s a fair amount of sugar.

From TheJournal.ie A new guideline on sugar could be bad news for Coca Cola and Pepsi Sugar Sugar

A new guideline on sugar could be bad news for Coca Cola and Pepsi

Americans drink a lot of the stuff and are being told to stop.

From TheJournal.ie Sugary drinks alone could cause millions of cases of type-2 diabetes Dia-beat-this

Sugary drinks alone could cause millions of cases of type-2 diabetes

Researchers want a lot less sugar in the drinks.

Last night's Apprentice was a disaster on an unprecedented scale

The story of how so many people can f**k up so badly. Spoilers within.

From The42 Nutrition myth of the week: Sugar is bad for your health* Mythbusting

Nutrition myth of the week: Sugar is bad for your health*

Dr. Richelle Flanagan explains why not all sugar is bad for your health.

From TheJournal.ie San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels Fizzy Pop Fightback This post contains a poll

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.

From TheJournal.ie Don't worry, Tesco's NOT banning Ribena and Capri-Sun Sugar On The Side

Don't worry, Tesco's NOT banning Ribena and Capri-Sun

But it’s making some changes to the drinks it sells to children.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why nutritional information on children's sweets is actually for adults Gda
From TheJournal.ie These hidden sugars in 'healthy' foods could be harming your child's teeth Opinion
From TheJournal.ie "Banning things can be difficult": Minister rules out action on school vending machines Sugary Drinks

"Banning things can be difficult": Minister rules out action on school vending machines

Jan O’Sullivan’s also rejected calls for a tax on fizzy drinks in the upcoming Budget. Doctors have called for urgent action to address childhood obesity

From TheJournal.ie Sugar is pretty much ruining the world - here's how and why Sweet Tooth

Sugar is pretty much ruining the world - here's how and why

A new study from a Swiss bank lays bare the facts.

From TheJournal.ie This low-cal Coca-Cola product is aimed at the company's critics Sugar-free This post contains a poll

This low-cal Coca-Cola product is aimed at the company's critics

Coca-Cola Life contains some stevia rather than just sugar.

From TheJournal.ie Large sodas can be sold in New York says court Supersize Me

Large sodas can be sold in New York says court

The city had gone to court seeking a reversal of an earlier decision to block the ban, which was the controversial brainchild of former mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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