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State Surgeon General Applauds Mars Endorsement Of Eating Less Sugar

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TALLAHASSEE—Today, State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong is speaking out about a recent decision by Mars, Incorporated. The company, most famous for making M&Ms, snickers and skittles, has recently come out in support of the World Health Organization and USDA's recommendation for people to limit their sugar intake to less than 10 percent of their daily calories. They are also in support of the FDA's 2014 proposal for food manufacturers to update nutrition labels to include added sugars.

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