Limit kids’s snacks to 100 calories, health body states

Child reaching for a cake
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kids in between the ages of four and 10 eat more than 120 cakes, buns and pastries a year, figures show

Half of the sugar children in England consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sweet beverages, figures show.

On average, primary school children have at least 3 sweet treats a day, Public Health England discovered.

This indicates they can quickly take in 3 times more sugar than the suggested maximum.PHE has introduced a campaign to encourage parents to search for healthier treats of no greater than 100 calories – and to restrict them to 2 a day.

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