Studies from Britain and Mexico suggest reducing sugar in sweetened drinks or taxing it more to cut consumption can help people limit their calorie intake and lower their risk of developing diabetes, but not by much.   Two separate pieces of research published on Thursday in the British Medical Journal and The Lancet Diabetes & […]

British Prime Minister David Cameron is against imposing a tax on sugar as a means to tackle childhood obesity, his spokesman said on Thursday, rejecting the arguments of a high-profile campaign for a levy on sugary food and drinks.   Childhood obesity is described as one of the most serious public health challenges of the […]