Nutrition News – This Week in Tweets

Nutrition News from Nutrition Consultant and Media Nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed

Welcome to Nutrition News! We have a packed edition for you this week with stories on alcohol, folic acid, sugar, and more!

To kick off, the usual culprit, sugar, made huge waves in the headlines, particularly with regards to childhood obesity:

Folic acid and the UK government’s resounding silence on fortification also featured in some major stories:

Alcohol was also a big topic in this week’s Nutrition News:

Public Health England’s 100-calorie snacks for kids campaign faced some backlash in the media, raising some interesting points about the balance of combating eating disorders along with obesity:

We also saw some follow-up on the energy drinks campaign from previous weeks:

A few stories on diet and abstinence also featured:

And, to close, a few miscellaneous articles on a number of nutritional concerns:

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