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The United States and United Kingdom are waging on sugar in the interests of health. They say that people eat too much sugar and this is to people's well-being. On Thursday, the U.S. printed dietary . These recommend people get less than 10 per cent of their daily calories from sugar. On the same day, Britain's Prime Minister said he did not rule out the of a tax on sugar so people would buy food with less sugar in it. Politicians in the U.K. are discussing how sugar in food could help reduce Britain's rising rates of .

The governments both cite a carried out in Mexico that showed how a tax on carbonated drinks reduced . The tax meant of sugary drinks went down by 12 per cent in 2014. Sales of mineral water went up by four per cent in the year. An to taxing sugared drinks is to reduce the of sugar in them. Researchers at a London university said that cutting the sugar in drinks by 40 per cent over five years could prevent one million of obesity in the U.K. Researchers say people might not notice .

 
 

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