Unless you've cut yourself off from mainstream society this week, you will have heard that the government are to introduce a sugar tax on fizzy drinks from 2018. This article tells you which drinks will be taxed at a higher rate and how many teaspoons of sweetness they contain. Old Jamaica Ginger Beer are hating on this article big time, ouch. Oh and damn you San Pellegrino Lemon with your 8.9 grams per 100ml, I trusted you. Pffft.
Ruuunnnnnnnn! You have only two days left to take advantage of this offer so best be quick smart. Lidl is the first UK supermarket to ethically source lobsters so you're not just getting a good price, but also a mighty fine crustacean as certified by The Daily Telegraph. Fact.
Way back in the first issue of this newsletter I featured a story on allergies and how doctors thought they may have been mistaken in advising parents to avoid giving their child peanut products. Further research has now been carried out, confirming these reports. Feeding your child peanut butter or snacks within the first 11 months of life could reduce their chances of suffering from an allergy by 80%. Big stats.
Published before the budget announcement this week, this piece focuses on new plans from the NHS, revealing that they are "..beginning to remove adverts, price promotions and checkout displays for unhealthy food in hospitals and other health centres from next month." A long time coming but good news nonetheless.