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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hidden levels of sugar in alcohol revealed

A single pint of cider contained almost as much sugar as the World Health Organisation recommends should be an average person’s daily limitStudy by The Telegraph finds a single pint of cider contains almost as much sugar as the World Health Organisation recommends should be an average person’s daily limit
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The "hidden" levels of sugar in popular alcoholic drinks can be revealed today.
A study carried out by experts for The Telegraph found that many alcohols contain significant amounts of sugar in a single serving.
A single pint of cider contained almost as much sugar as the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends should be an average person’s daily limit. A tin of gin and tonic contains about half that.
This month, the WHO said a person’s daily intake of added sugar should be halved to six teaspoons to help avoid growing health problems including obesity and tooth decay.
Publishing her annual report as Britain’s chief medical officer last week, Dame Sally Davies, warned manufacturers to “ramp up” attempts to reduce the amount of added sugar in food and drink — saying a “sugar tax” may be needed............

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