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Reformulation of Product by reducing its sugar content

Scientific studies about sugar are not sweet and warn about its imminent dangers.   It is the significant cause of obesity, which is the fifth leading risk for causing 2.8 deaths globally.    Also, it is one of the major causes of heart diseases, which is the first leading risk to cause over 8.9 million deaths annually.  There are also many other non-communicable diseases like diabetes to make sugar cause many deaths globally.   And it is why the reformulation of the product by reducing its free sugar or the monosaccharide and disaccharides is increasing its importance worldwide.   But experts apprehend that it should not become a 'halo effect' by perceiving reduced sugar as healthier.   Hence check out the challenges for a holistic approach for reformulation of products by reducing sugar to aim for safer low-calorie products to prevent millions of deaths globally. Increasing sugar consumption and its dangers On average, most people take over 270 calories of sugar each day o