The glycemic index is not just bad science, it has a dangerous loophole big enough to drive an ice-cream truck through.
There’s a certain irony to the fact that advertisers are making inflated claims about how they don’t advertise to children, writes Jane Martin, senior policy adviser, Obesity Policy Coalition.
CSR’s admission as to the dangers of fructose is far more than any tobacco company ever managed (before they were forced to). We banned cigarette advertising at sporting events almost 20 years ago.
It’s time to wake up, smell the (unsweetened) coffee and act on sugar before we sentence even more Australians to death by pancreatic cancer.
A glass of apple juice is no better for you than a glass of Coke -- the average soft drink is 10% sugar and so is the average juice. Drinking fruit juice is just a nutritious way to get extremely fat.
Why would Nestle start spruiking a shake diet to lose weight, which has a known cause of heart disease as one of its main ingredients? Sounds like a conspiracy for getting fat people to have heart attacks.
A letter from US Big Sugar to its Australian counterpart on how to get around those pesky health warnings. The letter may or may not be fictional but witty satire.
Big Sugar in the United States is spending vast streams of cash to defend sugary drinks in the debate around soft drink and obesity -- but at least they're having a debate.
Why would an industry built on getting kids hooked on sweet drinks from the age of 12 months suddenly voluntarily decide to remove the substance that makes them sweet and addictive?