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Dental And Nutrition Experts Call For Radical Rethink On Free Sugar Intake

Harry Dayantis, University College London Sugars in the diet should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake to reduce the significant financial and social burdens of tooth decay, finds new research from UCL and the London School of...

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Sugar Intake Should Be Cut In Half
2014-03-05 14:05:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that people cut their sugar intake in half in order to combat the obesity epidemic. WHO’s 2002 recommendation stated that sugars should make up less than 10 percent of total energy intake per day. However, the latest recommendations by the organization says that sugars should be less than 5 percent of total energy intake, or about six teaspoons. “Much of the sugars consumed...


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