Sugar For Breakfast Leads to Increased Childhood Obesity

By Dr Chatterjee Children in England are starting their days fuelled by more than half their recommended daily intake of sugar, it was revealed earlier this month (See my response to the story live on BBC One’s Breakfast Show). In the report, Public Health England (PHE) announced that the average child in England consumes up to…

Free soda: France bans unlimited sugary drink refills

By BBC News Restaurants and other spaces catering to the public in France have been banned from offering unlimited sugary drinks in an effort to reduce obesity. It is now illegal to sell unlimited soft drinks at a fixed price or offer them unlimited for free. The number of overweight or obese people in France…