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BREAKING NEWS: Bloomberg Proposes Sugary Soda Ban

Posted by Robert Barcia on May 31, 2012 3:07:00 PM

NEW YORK NIX

Sugar Fix? Bloomberg proposes portion control.

NEW YORK (5/31/12) Mayor Michael Bloomberg makes bold move to control sugar consumption in the Big Apple.  In the plan released earlier today he calls for a municipal wide ban of large sugary drinks of more than 16oz. The plan is reportedly a response to studies completed by city health organizations showing that 58 percent of New York City adults and nearly 40 percent of city public school students are obese or overweight.  (Source:  MSNBC )    

 

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 What do you think?  Should the city or state regulate sugary drinks?  Who is responsible for controlling soda habits in schools and at home?  Is this the best solution in the fight against obesity?  Do you have a personal experience with sugar that you would like to share?  Join the discussion using the comment section below.

BY:  ROBERT BARCIA

Topics: Healthy Living

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