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BLOOMBERG SODA BAN
Bloomberg Wants To Do More Good With Less Money To Meet Global Health Goals
Court Rejects New York City's Portion Cap for Sugary Drinks
Dr. Lisa Young
Internationally-recognized nutritionist; International Speaker...
The Soda Ban Decision: What It Really Means
Sara Haviva Mark
Gillian E. Metzger
Known as the "Soda Ban" case, even though the rule did not actually ban any sodas, the Court's decision could affect much more than soft drinks. Indeed, the case could have significant and dangerous consequences for public health and regulation.
Let's Put a Cap on Big Soda
Dr. Mary Bassett
New York City's Health Commissioner
In order to win the fight against the obesity epidemic, limiting portions is an important and necessary first step toward improving the health of all residents, regardless of where they live. Putting the brakes on big soda also will send a powerful message to the industry.
Editorial Shorthand Fails Our Debates On Public Health
CEO and Founder, ChangeLab Solutions
The word "ban" is a loaded one, virtually guaranteed to inflame readers' passions on an issue.
LOOK: New Yorkers React To Bloomberg's Soda Ban Crusade
Hillary vs Bernie: Who's Right On the Philadelphia Soda Tax?
Currently freelances for ABC and the Daily Mail
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed three cent an ounce tax on soda to fund universal Pre-K made national headlines this week when Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton endorsed the tax. Bernie Sanders then came out against the tax labeling it regressive.
Emoji-cation and Children as Autonomous Health Managers
Entrepreneur & Consultant
The potential of the emoji as an education tool, what I will call more broadly as
, is intriguing given the ubiquity of the emoji.
The Blind Spot in the Anti-Soda Crusade
There is much we still don't understand about how artificial sweeteners may affect humans, but a growing body of research suggests turning to diet soda to feed a sugar craving may not be a good bet. A smart approach is to reduce consumption of sugar, fake or real.
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