New Tide of Optimism Show

Unfortunately, the only tide we could find in the medical literature was Tide Pods, which are being eaten by disturbed teenagers seeking attention. Soooo, we just did our usual depressing health update. Tip: a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, such as soft drinks and sports drinks, has been shown to …
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Soda taxes: The fizz goes flat

Following its implementation, some tax proponents predicted that up to a two-kilogram drop in Mexican per-capita weight was imminent. NZIER concludes such claims are dramatically overstated. "The tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in Mexico is unlikely to have made any difference to body weight …
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Front line reports on the sugar war