Children Consuming Twice The Amount of Recommended Sugar

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Children aged four to ten are consuming twice as much sugar as they should be and teenagers three times as much, a national survey of diets has found.

It also found that adults are still eating too much saturated fat and not enough fruit, vegetables and fibre.

This has been reported as “extremely worrying’ but the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, whilst Public Health England said it would be challenging to food industry to cut sugar by 20% in its products.

Read the full article at the BBC


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