Eating too much sugar is "harming our health" and leading to a "higher risk" of becoming overweight or developing diseases, says the Public Health England chief nutritionist.
Eating too much sugar is harming our health; excess sugar and calorie intake leads to being overweight and obese and consequently having a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and breast and colon cancer.
"Instead of a fizzy drink have water or low fat milk, instead of a chocolate bar, have a piece of fruit," she added
It's already clear most of us eat too much, so the focus really needs to be how, as a country, we go about changing our sugar-eating habits.
Sugar can be labelled in multiple ways, making it harder to spot.
ITV News looked the added sugars in several everyday food products.