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Regulation of food and drink high in sugar

An unhealthy diet can cause overweight and obesity and secondary diseases like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. An important question is if it through national regulation like legislation and price policies is possible to promote better food habits and better public health.

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SBU Enquiry Service

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Published: Registration no: SBU 2017/138


Does regulation of food and drink high in sugar have an effect on public health?

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