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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and the Obesity Crisis

Posted by • October 10th, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City recently proposed a novel experiment to combat the rising obesity crisis in the United States – banning the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) larger than 16 ounces.  According to New York Public Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, the new ban is based on evidence that sugary drinks are the… Read More…