18 Jun 2014

Daily Mail

Cut sugar to just four teaspoons a day, say dentists: Call on Government to force food industry to lower amounts in all products to tackle tooth decay

  • 4tsps is equivalent to less  than half a normal can of Coca-Cola, two digestives or one bowl of Frosties
  • Tooth decay treatment still accounts for 6-10 per cent of total health costs
  • Experts estimate a 20 per cent tax on fizzy drinks would cut the number of overweight Britons by more than a quarter of a million.
If the sugar intake is cut to the level dentists want, that would be less than half a normal can of Coca-Cola or just two digestives

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2660817/Cut-sugar-just-four-teaspoons-day-say-dentists-Call-Government-force-food-industry-lower-amounts-products-tackle-tooth-decay.html#ixzz34ycluXmh
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