I applaud Mayor Bloomberg's dedication and willingness to take a stand against opponents to the ban and all the name calling criticism he has received. At the same time, banning supersize soda alone misses the point.
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-- New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.
A huge, decades-long study...
Huge amounts of SNAP dollars are used to purchase carbonated soft drinks. Already among the least expensive foods in the market, these drinks are nutritionally worthless and promote obesity.
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