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New York City Soda Ban

Why a Cap on Sugary Drinks May Work

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Obesity and diabetes are major public health problems in the city of New York as well as in other parts of the U.S., and limiting the sizes of sugar-sweetened drinks is certainly worth trying.

Palin Cheers NYC Soda Ban Ruling

Posted 03.12.2013 | New York

Michael Bloomberg's plan to limit the sale of large, sugary drinks has proven to be one of the most divisive initiatives of his three terms as mayor o...

Restaurant Has 1,000 Pint Glasses In Its Closet After NYC Soda Ban Rejected

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Small Business

Josh Lebowitz, CEO of Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, purchased 1,000 pint-sized glasses to prepare for New York City’s ban on large sugary drinks. The po...

Bloomberg Responds To Soda Ban Ruling

Posted 03.11.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg responded to a judge's decision Monday to strike down the city's restrictions on large, sugary beverages. He expressed co...

Cracking Down On Enormous Soda Portions

Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: If you’ve traveled abroad, you might have noticed that portion si...

Do We Have the Right to Be Fat?

Megan Rosker | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Megan Rosker

This law is a gesture to give our children a chance at freedom, the freedom to move their bodies run, play and jump instead of being jailed in a body inhibited by obesity. It's our responsibility to protect our kids.

WATCH: Whoopi, Barbara Clash Over Controversial Ban

Posted 06.01.2012 | Media

The co-hosts of "The View" clashed over a controversial proposal to restrict the size of sugary drinks in New York City on Friday. Mayor Michael B...