Let’s look at some of the arguments against a sugar tax, and pick them apart.
More than 1 million Aussies have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
'This is totally inappropriate for a 2-year-old!'
Being physically active is not enough if you want to avoid type 2 diabetes.
Fairfax Media via Getty Images
We know exercise reduces the risk of some illnesses, but now we know exactly how much it takes.
Jessica Peterson via Getty Images
Doctors are calling for urgent action to address the issue.
PETER BYRNE/PA WIRE
Those in the low carb and Paleo world have known this forever, but did you know how versatile cauliflower is? And did you know you can replace potatoes, rice and other starchy foods with cauliflower?...
Stephen Smith via Getty Images
Scientists have taken a big step in better understanding how Type 1 diabetes wreaks havoc on the body, which could lead to novel ways to both treat and prevent the disease. It was previously known tha...
It happens to the best of us. You open a family-sized packet of gummy bears and a few Friends episodes later you’ve reached the bottom of the packet. For most adults and kids, eating a whole bag of lo...
When you think of 'anti-inflammatory' the things that might spring to mind are arthritis, gels and pills. These a ociations are true, but there’s more to inflammation than we think. Inflammation in th...
Food delivery services are all the rage now, but new company Hit 100 aims to not just provide convenience and weight lo options but to fight the alarming rise of diabetes in Australia. Around 1.7 mi...
Antonio Balaguer soler via Getty Images
Those pesky fruit flies that often hover around at inopportune times have more in common with you than you may realize when it comes to sleep. Therefore, researchers at Florida Atlantic University (FA...
THINKSTOCK VIA GETTY IMAGES
No one believes me that I'm dying. It is difficult to convince people you are dying of an incurable disease when you look as healthy and strong (and so very young, of course) as I do. But I am definitely, and literally, dying on the inside.
Health experts have urged adults around the world to overhaul their diets in order to tackle the rising number of people being diagnosed with diabetes. A new report by the World Health Organisation (W...