Oxford's Great Sugar Debate

Many of us are having too much sugar and it’s bad for our health. The recommended daily intake of free sugar* is a maximum of 7 teaspoons for adults and 5-6 teaspoons for children.
*Free Sugar is sugar added to food by the manufacturer or at home, as well as sugar naturally present in honey, syrups and fruit juices. It does not include sugar naturally present in milk, whole fruit and vegetables.
One soft drink may be two to three times this amount – a 330ml can of soft drink may contain 9 teaspoons of sugar and a 500ml bottle of soft drink may contain 13 teaspoons of sugar.
Have your say: please contribute to Oxford’s Great Sugar Debate by completing this 5 minute survey – to decide the best ways to help people in Oxford to become more sugar aware, choose healthier options and reduce the risk to their health.
If you provide your contact details, you will be entered into a free Prize Draw with a chance to win sugar-free prizes.

* 1. Do you think you have more sugar than the recommended maximum amount per day? ( 7 teaspoons  for adults and 5-6 teaspoons for children)

* 2. Do you think young people have more than the recommended maximum amount per day

* 3. How concerned are you about the amount of sugar that is in our food and drink

* 4. Are you worried about the effect of sugar on any of the following? Tick all that apply.

* 5. What is the best way for people in Oxford to reduce their sugar intake from sugary drinks in particular? (please choose a maximum of three answers)

* 6. Do you think you could do any of the following to support Oxford's Sugar Smart Campaign? Tick any that apply.

* 7. So that we know who this survey has reached, we'd like you to tell us a bit more about you. Please tick all that apply. Gender:

* 8. Ethnicity:

* 9. Age:

* 10. please Include your postcode:

* 11. If you have any further comments about the campaign please tell us here (optional)

* 12. If you would like to be entered into the Prize Draw please provide your email address below (optional). We will not use this to contact you for any other reason. (Winners will be drawn at random from all entries submitted before 15th January 2018. Terms and conditions apply.)

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