Children who are overweight at risk of future health problems.
Weight, and more specifically, childhood obesity can cause the appearance of one of the 11 forms of cancer in adulthood. This was stated by Sarah Tule, head of health information, world cancer research Fund (World Cancer Research Fund International).
The national health service of great Britain encourages manufacturers to use warning labels about the “hidden” sugar in foods, or completely abandon its use.
Modern young people use 72,3 g of sugar per day, equivalent to a pack (20 pieces) chocolate chip cookies, cookies biscuit five or five donuts.
“On their own parents hardly fed their children, such sweet and in such numbers. But the hidden sugar in our foods and beverages difficult to recognize. Therefore, to realize the extent of the problem difficult,” says Dr. modi Mwatsama. It also encourages companies to reduce the amount of salt in food to the level of 2000.
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According to Dr. Mutsumi, some major industry players have already taken steps. Manufacturers like Tesco, Waitrose, Nestlé, Lucozade, Ribena and Kellogg’s have announced plans to reduce the use of sugar, before 2018 will enter into force a tax on sugar in beverages. However, many other companies have not fulfilled commitments.
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