Recent study sets the research agenda on childhood obesity determinants
02 Dec 2021
Childhood obesity has become a global epidemic and is considered as a major metabolic liability in many countries. The rising concern of this phenomenon is due to its association i...
England’s Public Health body reports on sugar reduction plans
08 Oct 2020
Food companies have only managed a 3% sugar reduction in food products, Public Health England (PHE) reported in a report assessing its voluntary sugar reduction plan from 2015 to 2...
New US study shows benefits of Sugar tax models
24 Jun 2020
A study published in the Circulation (official journal from the American Heart Association) showed a simulation model of different designs of taxes on sugary drinks (linked to obes...
EFSA extends its deadline to give an opinion on added sugars
23 Jul 2019
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has delayed the release of its opinion concerning added sugar until 2021. As obesity, type 2 diabete, tooth decay or cardiovascular diseas...