Share of Cost – Sugar

Saturday, Jul. 29th 2023 6:07 AM

The World Health Organization recommends sugar intake should be halved to combat dental cavities

In the US, around 92% of adults aged 20-64 have experienced dental cavities/tooth decay, in at least one of their permanent teeth. To tackle the growing problem of tooth decay, researchers from University College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, both in the UK, say the World Health Organization’s recommendation of a maximum of 10% total daily calories from free sugar should be reduced to 5%, with 3% as a target.

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