It is far more relevant to look at eating habits and lifestyle as a whole, rather than focusing on one single ingredient or food product.
Opinion on this is undoubtedly divided. Nordzucker does not believe that it makes sense to talk about healthy and unhealthy foods. It is more important to look at eating habits and what we eat over time as a whole; it is about health and unhealthy eating habits.
Sugar does not contain vitamins and minerals. We actually eat very little sugar in its pure form. Sugar is often used to make products containing vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre taste better.
As with any nutrient, excessive consumption can have a negative impact on health. Sugar should therefore be eaten in moderation within a balanced diet and alongside an active lifestyle that promotes a healthy body weight.