"the Debaters: the Government must take action against the sugar – before the health care fail."
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"the DEBATE. "The situation is urgent. Over 50 percent of Sweden's adult population has overweight and obesity and obesity is estimated to cost the country 70 billion each year. "
"There is an effective way to reverse the trend: to reduce the sockerförbrukningen drastically. From 40 kilos per person per year, to 25 kilos. Now, we need a national plan of action to stop the harmful consumption."
"on average, 51 percent of Sweden's adult population are overweight or obese, in some counties the figure is as high as 59%. Around 450 000 people with type 2 diabetes, and about twice as many are at risk for the disease. "
"in Addition to personal suffering, it causes obesity and type 2 diabetes a major burden for health care. In the footsteps follow, including an increased risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, dementia, mental illness, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and difficulty to become pregnant. "
"Obesity and diabetes also increases the risk of pregnancy complications, including miscarriage, preeclampsia, and premature birth. It has also been linked to an increased risk for the child to get cerebral palsy, epilepsy or autism. "
"the Discussions on an action plan against the sugar has been going on for a long time. Already in 2005, the Nfa submitted 79 proposals on efforts to get us eating better in a report to the government. "
"But no action plan, it was never. Nor does the requirement from 2013 from the same authority, was met by the then minister for rural affairs Eskil Erlandsson (C)."
"at the same time, we continue year after year to överkonsumera sweets and empty calories. If the swede met the Nfa recommendations would be the use of sugar in the country, including shrinkage, to be on a maximum of 25 kilos per person per year. Instead, it has over the decades been over 40 kg."
"the Government needs to establish a plan of action and a new national goal: that the annual sockerförbrukningen should be reduced to 25 kg per person. The action plan should contain the following proposal:
"it is important Now that our government is acting. Thousands of lives are at stake and we continue like this, there is a risk that the care totalhavererar."
"nMats Wiking, a member of parliament for SocialdemokraternanAnn Fernholm, file. dr. molecular biotechnology and founder of the Kostfonden"
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