Celebrity chef and health campaigner Jamie Oliver is calling on the UK government to ban sales of energy drinks to U16s. Meanwhile, supermarket Waitrose has announced that customers buying high caffeine energy drinks must prove they are over 16 years old.
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While the jury is still out on what role, if any, sugar plays in the development of diabetes, recommendations to restrict consumption should be strengthened and research should be redoubled until a clear determination is found, according to an essay in The BMJ today.
Coca-Cola is rolling out one of its fastest growing brands - the low calorie premium iced tea, Fuze Tea - in Europe this month. In the UK the drink will escape the upcoming sugar tax thanks to its use of the sweetener stevia.