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Have your cake and eat it: how to cut down on sugar

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The image of a forlorn Ben Whishaw standing in front of a vending machine in the recent TV adaptation of Adam Kay’s memoir, This Is Going To Hurt, did indeed hurt. For many medics, the show seemed less like a drama th...

People with type 1 diabetes in England to be given skin sensor to monitor blood sugar

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Hundreds of thousands of people with type 1 diabetes in England are to be offered a hi-tech skin sensor to monitor their blood sugar levels in seconds. The device, the size of a £2 coin, sits on a patient’s arm and co...

Verdict on drive to cut sugar in UK diets now expected a year late

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Ministers have delayed by a year publication of a report that will show whether they have achieved their goal of reducing the sugar content of a wide range of foodstuffs by 20%. The official assessment of the governme...

Cédric Grolet at the Berkeley, London W1: ‘Spiking the blood sugar levels of Europe’– restaurant review

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It takes a considerable amount of French swagger to turn up in London and rebrand afternoon tea, but if anyone can do it, Cédric Grolet is the man. Grolet is one of the greatest patissiers currently walking the Earth....

Two glasses of wine can exceed daily sugar limit, warn UK experts

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Adults can exceed their recommended daily limit of sugar by drinking just two glasses of wine, experts have warned. Drinks can also be packed with calories and in some cases two glasses of wine can contain more calori...

Can the UK kick its sugar habit? We ask the expert

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We are a nation of sweet tooths, consuming more than twice as much sugar as the global average. But with too much sugar linked to serious health conditions, how can we wean ourselves off it? I asked Graham MacGregor, ...

The Sugar House review – a tough story of poverty’s legacy

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This is an intergenerational story which deals with the devastating effects of hardscrabble poverty, and all that comes in its wake, without sugarcoating any of the pain. Relentlessly gritty and superbly performed, it...

Rolling Stones drop ‘insensitive’ Brown Sugar song from US tour setlist

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The Rolling Stones’ decision to drop the song Brown Sugar from the setlist of their US tour has been hailed as a victory, with previous performances of the hit labelled insensitive and a “prime example of entitlement”...

Sugar and salt tax will add £160 a year to grocery bills, industry warns

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Annual grocery bills will rise by £160 a year if the government passes on the cost of its new policies on recycling and advertising of sugary and salty snacks, industry leaders have warned. Poor families will be hit h...

Lara Lee’s recipes for banana and coconut sugar lumpia and pavlova with caramelised pineapple

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It’s hard not to fall in love with coconut sugar, the granulated, dehydrated and boiled nectar produced from coconut palm flowers. Rich, smoky, caramel and earthy, it’s a defining ingredient of south-east Asian sweets...

Food strategy calls for £3bn sugar and salt tax to improve UK’s diet

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Ministers are being urged to levy a £3bn sugar and salt tax as part of a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to break Britain’s addiction to junk food, cut meat consumption by nearly a third and help tackle climate chang...

Beware sugar highs: seven healthy ways to get more energy – from stretching to sourdough

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The twin gods of conquering the post-lunch slump are caffeine and sugar. But such pick-me-ups are temporary: while a syrupy latte will help you power through until dinner time, you may well end up lying awake at 3am, ...

High school announcer caught by hot mic blames racist outburst on high blood sugar

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An announcer for a live stream of an Oklahoma girls’ high school basketball game cursed and called one team by a racial epithet as the players knelt during the national anthem, then suggested his diabetes was to blame...

The Day Of Six Doughnuts has led me to take drastic action: bye bye, sugar

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Last week, I got a box of 12 doughnuts to share between me and the kids (my wife has this amazing condition which means she is indifferent to doughnuts). For breakfast, we each had one doughnut. Then, throughout the m...

More than half of snacks marketed as healthy are high in fat, salt or sugar

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More than half of seemingly healthy snacks analysed by experts are high in fat, salt and/or sugar, prompting calls for more “honest” labelling. Action on Salt assessed 119 snacks, including dried/roasted pulses and pr...