Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: An Updated Policy Brief
Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) is still considered by many public health experts and policymakers to be one of the best strategies to improve a nation’s nutrition, raise revenue for health programs, and recover the medical and insurance costs of treating diet-related diseases. This US-based policy brief summarizes the issues concerning SSB taxes, results of scientific research and offers policy reccommendations.
October 1, 2012
Friedman, R., Brownell, K.
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Nutrients, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks