‘Healthy’ yogurts can send children over their daily sugar limit in one helping, say experts

The Independent – Josie Clarke

Yoghurts that appear to be healthy can come close to sending children over their daily sugar limit in a single helping, campaigners have warned. Public Health Liverpool said its own analysis found that some of them contain the equivalent of almost five sugar cubes. NHS guidelines say children aged between four and six should have no more than 19g or five cubes of free sugar, which is not locked in naturally to products, a day. Seven-to-10-year-olds should have no more than six cubes. (more)

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