Children aged five eat their bodyweight in sugar, experts warn
Children aged five are consuming their bodyweight in sugar each year, health experts have warned. The latest Public Health England (PHE) figures show that children aged between four and 10 eat around 22kg of sugar every year, equivalent to the average weight of a five-year-old. The body has released the statistics to coincide with the launch of a new Change4Life campaign urging parents to monitor their child’s sugar intake.
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