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Soda tax myths: Big Soda Says It's Your Fault If You're Fat

United States / San Francisco : Beyond Chron

In Big Soda's world, the negative health impact of sugary beverages is limited to just obesity. As if obesity were the only consequence of drinking too many sugary drinks, or even the most important one.

A Tax On Soft Drinks Could Be Coming (But How Fattening Are They Really?)

Lifestyle / Productivity : Lifehacker Australia

Australia’s leading health organisations are urging the government to introduce a federal tax on sugary soft drinks in a bid to curb obesity rates. Citing a recent US study, the campaign claims that a daily can of soft drink can lea...

WHO urges global action to curtail consumption and health impacts of sugary drinks

Health : World Health Organization

11 October 2016 | Geneva – Taxing sugary drinks can lower consumption and reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, says a new WHO report.

Taxing the dose of calories in sugary drinks could help reduce obesity

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

A tax on sugary drinks that depends on the number of calories or amount of sugar per liter could help fight obesity, suggests new research. While a few countries are already trialing a tax on sugary drinks, taxing the dose would enc...

World Health Organization calls for higher taxes on sugary drinks

Health : Reuters: Health

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries on Tuesday to raise taxes on sugary drinks it blames for fuelling global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, saying this would drive down consumption.


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