What can sugar tax do for health?

Taxing bad habits! or Avoiding bad habits and reducing other taxes for citizens? Regardless of the main policy driver for this, we really need to introduce appropriate measures to regulate the food industry, starting with managing our inability to control our intake of sugar or whatever the food industry is currently using as a substitute….

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Sugar tax could reduce dementia rates!

Will lower sugar levels reduce dementia? Sugar taxes could help in reduce dementia rates, a Scottish scientist will will tell the audience at Alzheimer Scotland’s Christmas Lecture, Edinburgh Thursday, 3rd Dec.  It will also help people to start believing that dementia can be prevented, Prof Ritchie said. Sugar tax has focused on obesity, but dementia…

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