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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.

Resource Information

Date

September 1, 2014

Author

Power Up

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Mobile Vending, Recreation Centre, School, Workplace

Age

Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Mental Health, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International

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