Carry warning labels on high-sugar foods
According to the American Heart Association, children aged two to 18 should not consume more than six teaspoons of added sugar per day.
To put things in perspective, a 330ml can of cola contains around seven to nine teaspoons of sugar.
Children already exceed the recommended daily sugar intake on a regular basis, but during festive seasons, this consumption goes to another level since sugar-loaded treats seem to have become part and parcel of our celebrations.
While obesity ...