Sugar tax levies are now in place and there could be further restrictions on energy drinks for under 18s . It's clear that plans are in place to lower kids' sugar intake.
‘It should be stressed that how much sugar is in the diet is not the be all and end all of healthy eating in children,’ continues dietitian Gaynor Bussell. ‘The diet should also be nutritious and have the right balance of fats (in particular keeping down the saturated fats), carbohydrates (preferably wholegrain starches) and protein – and not contain too much salt.’
To help you reduce your kids’ sugar intake this Halloween, we’ve come up with three delicious recipes that make fruit the focus – but are still frighteningly fun.