Thursday, June 26, 2014

Limit sugar intake to equivalent of one can of soft drink a day, say advisers

Soft drinks
The guideline level of dietary sugar should be slashed by half to the equivalent of one can of fizzy drink a day, according to scientists who advise the government.
People should get no more than 5% of their daily calories from so-called "free sugar", a term that includes table sugar, the sugar added to food and drinks, and that found naturally in fruit juices, syrups and honey, they said