In the news: UK notes on nutrition

DailyRecord.co.uk article discusses the current health debate surrounding sugar and features experts’ suggestions on ways one can eat sugar and still stay healthy. The article reports the UK Government’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition proposed a maximum intake of added sugars to be 25g. Registered dietitian Penny Hunking is reported saying, “You can still be healthy if your free or added sugar intake is up to about 50g a day, which is the recommendation in place currently.” The article notes “a small orange juice is an excellent supplier of vitamin C and will increase the amount of iron you absorb from your breakfast” and “If you stick to just one small glass a day, the benefits should outweigh the downsides.”