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Every hospital in England pledges to cut sales of sugary drinks to just 10% in major clampdown on obesity

The number of sugar-sweetened drinks for sale in hospitals will be cut to just one in 10 as the NHS tries to clamp down on obesity.  The new rules will try to slash the amount of sugar eaten by patients, visitors and staff – more than half of the NHS's 1.3 million staff are overweight or obese.  All 227 NHS trusts across England have agreed to cut the sales of sugar-sweetened drinks to 10 per cent or less of their total drinks sales.  Read more...



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