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Parents urged to cut sugary drinks out of their children's diets following landmark report

Anybody above 11 years old 'should consume no more than 30g of sugar' a day

Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in th Ice Bucket Challenge

Revealed: How your ice bucket challenge money is being spent

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