Sugar Tax in South Africa….Already came into the UK in March …

Awesome – finally a sugar tax …. and in South Africa – a country that produces sugar that is at risk for being accused of upsetting a national trade.

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Several interesting articles click here for more:

 

Britain is not doing so well on Sugar intake, but we have already taken steps to tax soft drinks – currently running 3rd after Mexico and USA!! SA is the country to implement the tax and of these listed it is at the bottom! Click here for more

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Sugar is one of the main sources of fuel for bacteria and disease aside from the fact that it is the main contributor to obesity and all its side effects.

FACT: You cannot reduce fat/obesity by exercise alone, but you can by dietary intake – you have to watch what you eat to stay healthy.  Exercise keeps you fit and strong, nutrition keeps the balance of fuel right.

Unhealthy Nation and lack of exercise

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Read more – did you know only 11% of the population take regular exercise?!!

Exercise versus drugs in relation to prevention of Heart disease, Diabetes etc

Check out this interesting research from Harvard University, looking at exercise and drugs as prevention for Heart disease, in some cases drugs were not an advantage and possibly had undesirable side effects.

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