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Sandwiches targeted in NHS obesity crackdown

NHS bosses have set their sights on ‘unhealthy’ sandwiches as part of a clampdown on food and drink that contribute to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.

Whole Earth Sweetener Co launches in UK

Whole Earth Sweetener Co, which produces low-calorie sweeteners, has launched in the UK.

Coffee shops attacked for 'staggering' levels of sugar in cakes

Health campaign group Action on Sugar – which has previously lambasted products including breakfast biscuits  has now turned its guns on the cake market.

Food-to-go outlets slammed for unhealthy breakfasts

High street food-to-go operators including Greggs, Starbucks, Costa, Pret and Caffè Nero have been slammed for selling unhealthy breakfast lines in a new survey.

Greggs introduces a lower-calorie, lower-fat sourdough pasty

Bakery chain Greggs is introducing sourdough pasties with less than 300 calories and up to two-thirds less fat and saturated fat than its standard pasty.

Greggs trials Balanced Choice bakes

High street food-to-go retailer Greggs is trialling its first low-calories bakes, under its Balanced Choice range.

Exercise detail urged for food labels

Food labels should show how much exercise is needed to burn off the calories consumed, an expert has said.

Sugar is Brit’s biggest health concern, not fat

New research from market analyst, Mintel, has shown that we are more concerned about sugar than fat and calories.

Study reveals misunderstanding on sugar

AB Sugar has found that many people misunderstand the outcome of reformulating a product. 

The obesity epidemic is caused by confusion over calories, claims AB Sugar
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Survey: consumers confused on calories and obesity

A new survey by AB Sugar, the international sugar supplier, has found that 94% of UK adults are unaware of how many calories they consume on a daily basis.

The sugar row intensifies
Sugar is squarely in the hot seat in 2014
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WHO: we should halve sugar intake

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a public consultation on guidelines for sugar intake – and says our daily limit should be halved.

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