Sugar taxes fail to tackle the root of the problem -- the production and marketing of foods that cause chronic disease.
Why you might soon be paying more for your favourite sugary drink.
Sucralose increases the expression of genes linked with fat production.
Most parents will tell you their kids love juice. It tastes good and often comes in convenient and child-friendly packaging. Is the occasional juice OK?
The research shows a link between high-sugar diets and diseases such as dementia and cancer. It doesn't show that sugar causes them, but it's compelling enough to prompt us to cut down on sugar.
We often hear that we need to reduce our sugar intake. But don't skimp on the fruit – eating whole fruit (not juice) is much healthier.
Next time you're baking a cake or putting a spoonful of something sweet in your coffee, here's which sugar you should choose and why.
Quitting sugar is unlikely to improve your health any more than cutting down on ultra-processed foods, eating more vegetables and cooking food from scratch.
The sugar tax relies on creating a price difference between high- and low-sugar drinks, but this could be cancelled out by bundled offers, such as fixed-price meal deals.
There are some interesting animal studies on kombucha but the jury is still out on whether it's any healthier than tea.
A child nutritionist gives her advice.
A researcher warns that the sugary treats of the holiday season can set the stage for children's long-term health and academic success if left unchecked.
From donuts to avocados, food impacts your heart health. Here we delve into the science of how to eat -- to reduce your chances of cardiovascular disease.
Halloween is upon us, and the sugar is horrible for your kids' teeth and health. But fear not -- there are things parents can do to lessen the impact of the candy binge.
As government representatives meet at the WHO global conference on noncommunicable diseases in Uruguay this week, their focus should be on reducing the health impacts of trade deals.
High fructose corn syrup in food and drinks has long been linked to rising rates of child and teen obesity. New evidence suggests it increases the risks of opioid addiction and overdose too.
To fight against obesity, a huge issue in Asia, governments must promote lifestyle changes through education and improve access to healthy foods.
From broken limbs to blood tests, hospital visits can cause unnecessary pain for children. An emergency care pediatrician offers seven easy strategies for parents to lessen this pain.
Dried and frozen fruit contain more sugar than their fresh equivalents. So, why do we think they're healthy?
We know we need to cut back on sugar, and focussing on eating more whole foods can help change our desire for sweetness.