Suggests that most breakfast cereals marketed to children in the UK are very high in sugar and should not be regarded as a low sugar snack by members of the dental team.
Highlights that portion sizes on front of packet labelling are three times higher than those recommended.
Members of the dental team should be equipped to help patients achieve new UK sugar recommendations by suggesting low sugar alternatives.
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Khehra, R., Fairchild, R. & Morgan, M. UK children's breakfast cereals – an oral health perspective. Br Dent J 225, 164–169 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.531
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