Sugar, a sweet tooth at what cost?

There are some hidden truths behind the West’s love affair with cane sugar and sugar by products.

Sugar is widely available in Western countries and everyone loves a little sugary treat we all associate sweet things with special comfort moments: a piece of chocolate, a nice biscuit and coffee, a fizzy drink, ice cream, hot chocolate, chewing gum, breakfast cereals, jams, one lump or two in a nice cup of tea, and then what about all the hidden sugar in so called ‘savoury’ food, and fast food, products?