Cambridge: New app to show how much sugar is in food

There's been concern about the high levels of sugar in food in recent weeks. Credit: PA

A team from Cambridge University are launching a new app that shows how much sugar is in food.

Sugarwise will let people identify foods that derive no more than 5% of their energy from free sugars.

It's being hailed one of the most important breakthroughs in our fight against the negative health effects associated with high sugar intake.