Banning the promotion of soft drinks could be more effective than a sugar tax

Obesity is one of the most serious health problems facing the UK, where around 65% of adults are either obese or overweight. This has implications. In 2006/2007, obesity cost the NHS £5.1 billion. That means we are likely to pay more taxes in the future to keep the NHS functioning unless something is done. Obesity also predisposes people to a risk of several serious health issues,…

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News Source: https://theconversation.com/banning-the-promotion-of-soft-drinks-could-be-more-effective-than-a-sugar-tax-177288

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