sugar consumption

July 19, 2016

Energy drinks: what’s the evidence?

by Shelina Visram (Durham University) and Kawther Hashem (Action on Sugar) The UK and many other countries have seen a rapid rise in the per capita […]
February 10, 2016

Sugar Shift: Six Ideas for a Healthier and Fairer Food System

Ben Richardson, University of Warwick The World Health Organization and the UK’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition recommend that current levels of sugar consumption should be […]
June 9, 2015

Should the UK be concerned about sugar?

Victoria Schoen and Tim Lang This paper contributes to public debate about sugar, the ill-health consequences of which have rightly been highlighted in recent years. This […]
May 19, 2015

Health-related taxes on food and beverages

Laura Cornelsen and Angela Carriedo This paper presents a comprehensive review of the status of health-related taxes on food and drinks, globally and in the UK. […]