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# sugar - Today’s News

European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week Tax

European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week

The tax on sugar-sweetened drinks was first announced as part of Budget 2017.

# sugar - Sunday 1 April, 2018

'No one's saying you can't have your Easter Egg - most people will just overdo it'

How much sugar is too much sugar this weekend?

# sugar - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Date for sugar tax pushed back three weeks from 6 April to 1 May

The date has been pushed back to ensure the tax complies with EU State aid law.

# sugar - Monday 5 March, 2018

Boots bans sale of energy drinks to under 16s

The pharmacy chain will no longer sell energy drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre to children under 16.

# sugar - Thursday 15 February, 2018

McDonald's US to cut chocolate milk and cheeseburgers from Happy Meal menu

Hamburgers and Chicken McNuggets will remain on the menu.

# sugar - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Mixed reactions over new voluntary codes to restrict advertising of 'high fat sugar salt' foods

Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan hit out at the voluntary nature of the Codes, saying Ireland needs “mandatory legislation”.

# sugar - Friday 19 January, 2018

Aldi banning sale of energy drinks to under 16s

Customers buying soft drinks containing more than 150mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove their age.

# sugar - Sunday 24 December, 2017

FactFind: How much sugar does Santa consume in Ireland on Christmas Eve?

Most of us would leave out something for the arrival of the man from the North Pole, but how much does Santa get through?

# sugar - Thursday 26 October, 2017

The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough?

The new tax should be seen as a welcome first step and perhaps it will ignite an attitude change, writes Ciara Wright.

# sugar - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax

There will be a tax of 30c per litre on drinks with over eight grams of sugar per 100 millilitres.

# sugar - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Kellogg's spent millions to attack calls to limit sugar - but are cereals that unhealthy?

Some cereals have plenty of sugar, but Kellogg’s has funded research to argue that health guidelines on sugar are incorrect.

# sugar - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Sugar-free drinks won't help you lose weight

New research says there is no solid evidence to support claims the drinks help prevent obesity.

# sugar - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Coca-Cola and Pepsi have been quietly lobbying against anti-obesity measures in the US

At the same time, the two sugar firms have given millions of dollars to health organisations.

# sugar - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

# sugar - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

How the sugar-trafficking food industry paid scientists to tell us fat, not sugar, was the real problem

Researchers, funded by the food industry, overstated the importance of fat and cholesterol, while downplaying studies on sugar, new documents show.

# sugar - Monday 30 May, 2016

Woman who poured boiling water mixed with sugar over man's head jailed for three years

38-year-old Sharon Naughton inflicted severe burns on Brian Kenny in June 2015 after a row broke out at a flat in north Dublin.

# sugar - Saturday 7 May, 2016

# sugar - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Here’s how much sugar is in your favourite energy drink

Some of the drinks on the Irish market contain as many as 16 teaspoons of sugar.

# sugar - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks Fighting Obesity This post contains a poll

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks

There has been a push in Ireland in recent years to get such a tax introduced.

# sugar - Monday 14 March, 2016

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling energy drinks to under 16s?

Some drinks being sold in Ireland contain 16 spoonfuls of sugar.

# sugar - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Drinks from coffee shops can have up to 25 spoons of sugar in them

That’s a fair amount of sugar.

# sugar - Sunday 24 January, 2016

A new guideline on sugar could be bad news for Coca Cola and Pepsi

Americans drink a lot of the stuff and are being told to stop.

# sugar - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Sugary drinks alone could cause millions of cases of type-2 diabetes

Researchers want a lot less sugar in the drinks.

# sugar - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Last night’s Apprentice was a disaster on an unprecedented scale Zeros

Last night’s Apprentice was a disaster on an unprecedented scale

The story of how so many people can f**k up so badly. Spoilers within.

# sugar - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 Nutrition myth of the week: Sugar is bad for your health* Mythbusting

Nutrition myth of the week: Sugar is bad for your health*

Dr. Richelle Flanagan explains why not all sugar is bad for your health.

# sugar - Saturday 1 August, 2015

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels Fizzy Pop Fightback This post contains a poll

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.

# sugar - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Don't worry, Tesco's NOT banning Ribena and Capri-Sun

But it’s making some changes to the drinks it sells to children.

From The Daily Edge We measured how much sugar is in your favourite fizzy drinks Sweet Jesus

# sugar - Friday 5 June, 2015

Here's why nutritional information on children's sweets is actually for adults Gda

# sugar - Monday 30 March, 2015

These hidden sugars in 'healthy' foods could be harming your child's teeth

The not-so-sweet side of sugar…

# sugar - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

"Banning things can be difficult": Minister rules out action on school vending machines

Jan O’Sullivan’s also rejected calls for a tax on fizzy drinks in the upcoming Budget. Doctors have called for urgent action to address childhood obesity

# sugar - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Sugar is pretty much ruining the world - here's how and why

A new study from a Swiss bank lays bare the facts.

# sugar - Saturday 28 June, 2014

This low-cal Coca-Cola product is aimed at the company's critics Sugar-free This post contains a poll

This low-cal Coca-Cola product is aimed at the company's critics

Coca-Cola Life contains some stevia rather than just sugar.

# sugar - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Large sodas can be sold in New York says court

The city had gone to court seeking a reversal of an earlier decision to block the ban, which was the controversial brainchild of former mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# sugar - Friday 16 May, 2014

Drinking two glasses of fruit juice a day is actually pretty bad for you

A survey by the UK’s health body found that breakfast cereals are pushing children’s sugar levels over the recommended limits.

# sugar - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 problems only those with a sweet tooth will understand Sweet Nothings

12 problems only those with a sweet tooth will understand

Life isn’t so sweet when sugar is all you eat.

# sugar - Thursday 6 March, 2014

How much sugar do you eat everyday? Time to cut it in half

The World Health Organisation is expected to reduce the recommended amount of sugar consumed daily by 50 per cent.

# sugar - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge What do your pancake choices say about you? Pancakes

What do your pancake choices say about you?

Are you a sweet or savoury individual?

Open thread: It’s Pancake Tuesday! How do you like yours?

Happy Pancake Tuesday. Sweet or savoury, we want to know…

# sugar - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 reasons everyone was mad for 1990s girl magazines Poster Pullout

16 reasons everyone was mad for 1990s girl magazines

Because they were amazing, obviously. From Mizz right up to More.

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