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Cap and Trade Policy for Added Sugars Shown a Promising Strategy to Reduce Consumption, Improve Health BOSTON, Nov.
BERKELEY, Calif., Oct.
Now that health advocates’ campaigns against trans-fats have largely succeeded in sidelining the use of the additive, they’re taking aim at sugar for its potential contributions to Americans’ health conditions.
Penny, a teaspoon tax on the sugar added to beverages, is a reasonable and needed approach to encourage beverage manufacturers to offer healthier choices for consumers and support prevention efforts
Unhealthy foods and beverages are regularly portrayed in a positive light on children’s television programming in the UK, according to new research currently appearing online in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood.
A tax on sweetened soft drinks could be an effective weapon in the war against obesity, generating weight losses of up to 3.64 kilograms as individuals reduce their consumption.
Scientists asked high school students to take part in a 30-day challenge encouraging them to reduce their sugary soft drinks intake in order to help reduce the largest source of added sugar in the US diet. The results from the “Sodabriety” challenge were encouraging.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb.
Many adults consume more than the recommended amount of processed, or “added,” sugar per day – potentially increasing their risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax could help mitigate the rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes rates in India among both urban and rural populations.
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