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Does restricting sugary drinks sales lower obesity?

Does restricting sugary drinks sales lower obesity?

This is interesting…

New York’s mayor Michael Bloomberg, otherwise known as Nanny Bloomberg, intends to impose a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sugary drinks. Calling for a sales restriction of sugary drinks to minors is common globally, however, the mayor’s plan applies to kids, adults and even businesses. That certainly raised a few eyebrows especially those who manufacture, sell, and consume them in large scale.

The Mayor has an ambitious plan to ban sugary drinks exceeding 500ml in restaurants, movie theatres and street carts. If the Bloomberg administration is successful, this ban will be effective by March 2013. The proposed ban would virtually change Continue reading