A UK survey, which analysed both the sugar and calorie content of the largest available sizes of hot chocolates and seasonal lattes made with milk and milk alternatives by popular high street chains, allegedly revealed that certain seasonal beverages contain almost as much sugar as three cans of cola.
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In her parting report, the CMO has called for action against junk food, including a ban on eating and drinking on public transport, in a bid to tackle obesity.
Findings suggest a consumer shift towards zero or lower sugar products, with sugar purchased from soft drinks decreasing in all socio-economic groups.
Excessive sugar and calorie content of ‘out of home’ waffles, pancakes, pretzels and crepes are not labelled sufficiently when compared to similar products in supermarkets, a survey by Action on Sugar reveals.
Nicola Sturgeon’s move to restrict HFSS foodstuffs has been welcomed by most, but FDF Scotland warms it may cause issues.
Healthy multipack snacks for children are available in a major supermarket and aim to inform children on how to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Manufacturers and retailers are accused of manipulating consumers into purchasing ‘dangerously’ unhealthy products after new survey results.
New data has found that honey can be up to 86% free sugars (i.e. any sugars added to food or drink derived from fruit juice, honeys or syrups) while maple syrup can be made of 88% free sugars.
Chapter two of the childhood obesity plan has been met with a mixed response, with some saying its promises of consultations come at a time when firm action is needed.
This is the first assessment of the targets which were introduced in 2016 to help curb the UK's obesity crisis.
Shrinking portions, altering recipes and guiding the consumer's hand towards lower calorie products are all methods through which Public Health England has suggested manufacturers and retailers might meet the target it has set to slash calories. Health campaigners and an industry federation have welcomed the move, but one critic from…
A new survey investigating the sugar levels of sharing packs has inspired a campaign group to push for fresh measures to tackle the rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes in the UK.
This spring, three UK supermarkets, collectively representing more than a quarter of the market, will put age restrictions on energy drinks containing more than 150 mg of caffeine per litre.
A study into the consumption on energy drinks among children and young people has sparked call for age restrictions to be imposed.