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Sugar and health resources

Review the following resources to learn more about sugar and its effects on our health.  

 

Sugar and Health Evidence Update 2016 cover 180x255

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Evidence Update

Sugar and Health Fact Sheet 2016 Maori cover 180x255

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Sugar and Health Fact Sheet 2016 English cover 180x255

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in English

RSNZ Sugar and Health Fact Sheet August 2016 Samoan cover 180x255

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RSNZ Sugar and Health Fact Sheet 2016 Tongan cover 180x255

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Short animation on sugar and health

Sugar and Health from Royal Society Te Apārangi on Vimeo.

 

 

Infographic illustrating some common everyday foods and their sugar content:

 

infographic teaspoons whole diagram 

 

 

infographic orange juice concentrated sugar

Some of the main dangers associated with excessive consumption of added sugars:

infographic excessive consumption

 

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The Royal Society Te Apārangi would like to thank the following people for their contribution on creating these resources: 

This paper was authored by the Royal Society Te Apārangi, under the guidance of the following experts: Dr Helen Eyles, Dr Kim Mellor, Dr Lisa Te Morenga, Professor Paul Moughan FRSNZ, Professor Elaine Rush, and Professor Grant Schofield.

The Society would like to thank the following experts for their valuable input in contributing to and commenting on the paper: Dr Patricia Anderson, Dr Mary-Ann Carter, Dr Marion Leighton, Professor Robert Lustig, Sue Pollard, Professor Barry Popkin, Dr John Potter, Angela Rowan, Professor Stephen Simpson, Science Media Centre, Professor Roy Taylor, and Professor Este Vorster.

 

Other sugar and health resources:

Sciblogs interview with Dr Lisa Te Mornega: ’tis the season we ate sugar

 

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