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How much free sugar do Australians consume? Findings from a national survey

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posted by Research Admin on 2018-10-09 21:01:37.102

The authors sought to identify the characteristics of Australian adults exceeding the World Health Organisation's free sugar intake recommendations and analyse sources of free sugar. They found that almost half of all adults were high free sugar consumers. More than oneā€third of adults in each demographic, socioeconomic and health behaviour subgroup were high free sugar consumers. Of the food groups containing free sugar, beverages contributed the most, particularly for young adults.

Available to read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12836

Gupta, A., et al. (2018). How much free sugar do Australians consume? Findings from a national survey. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print].