Posts Tagged ‘Sugar tax’

Obesity: Sugar content in fruit drinks marketed to kids “unacceptably high”

The sugar content of fruit drinks—including natural fruit juices and smoothies—is “unacceptably high,” with smoothies among the worst offenders, fi...

A step forward on public health, a step backwards on social care

It is strongly encouraging that the government has made huge strides on the public health agenda. I was delighted to see the Chancellor’s announcement...

Sugar Tax & obesity: relationship with diabetes needs explaining

So, what do we think of the Sugar Tax? Let's get this straight from the outset – it’s a good move and should be applauded. Whatever your views about...

Sugar tax introduced in the Budget to tackle childhood obesity

Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled a sugar tax on the makers of soft drinks to help tackle childhood obesity. The £530m raised by the tax on the su...