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Controversy Expected Over WHO Sugar Recommendations, Nature Reports

Nature: Storm brewing over WHO sugar proposal
“Scientists are gearing up for a battle with the food industry after the World Health Organization (WHO) moved to halve its recommendation on sugar intake. Nutrition researchers fear a backlash similar to that seen in 2003, when the WHO released its current guidelines stating that no more than 10 percent of an adult’s daily calories should come from ‘free’ sugars…” (Owens, 3/11).

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