Rwanda’s food policies focus on production to make sure people have livelihoods and enough nutritious food. Not much attention is given to overnutrition.
Each can of a sugar sweetened beverage has nine teaspoons of sugar. This is more than the recommended daily limit of six.
South Africa’s massive and growing obesity epidemic has much to do with people’s excessive daily sugar intake.
Sugary drinks are high in energy and lead to weight gain and obesity.
It’s time for Australia to follow the UK’s lead and increase the price of sugary drinks.
The beverage industry provided shops in Mexico with free fridges.
All eyes have been on Mexico since they imposed a tax on sugary drinks – and now the data is in.
South Africans need to reduce the number of sugar-sweetened beverages they consume.
With one can of cool drink containing six teaspoons of sugar – your recommended sugar intake for the day – there is a need to reduce the number of sugar-sweetened beverages South Africans consume.