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Britons need to reduce dramatically the amount of sugar they eat, according to a new report from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN). The government recommends that 10 per cent of calories ought to come from sugar, but the SACN suggests this should be halved to address rising obesity.

A quarter of adults in the UK are thought to be obese, up from just 15 per cent in 1980.