The Influence of Taxing Sugar Sweetened Beverages on Beverage Consumption and Body Weight
Recently, sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes have emerged as a promising public health strategy to address obesity and diet-related chronic diseases. This US-based evidence summary reviews the findings from systematic reviews relevant to the impact of taxing or changing the price of SSBs on beverage consumption and body weight.
September 1, 2014
Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Mobile Vending, Recreation Centre, School, Workplace
Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Mental Health, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International