According to the research, this sugary beverage
is positively associated with early deaths.
In the first stage of the study, the researchers allowed the mice to drink the sugary beverage
Over a period of six years, participants who drank at least 24 ounces of sugary beverage
daily were twice as likely to die from heart disease as those consuming less than one ounce.
"Simply asking patients about their sugary beverage
consumption is valuable."
Berkeley, California, a city with many high-earning and educated residents, was America's first to implement a sugary beverage
tax, in November 2014.
(13) Following the introduction of Mexico's 1-peso-per-liter sugary beverage
tax in 2013, sales fell by 5.5% in the first year and 9.7% in the second year (compared to pre-tax sales figures), with the largest declines among low-socioeconomic populations.
What does it add to your understanding of the issue of sugary beverage
Although neither total sucrose nor fructose intake had a significant effect on patient outcome, sugary beverage
intake did--possibly because the sugars in beverages and processed foods are more quickly absorbed than sugars found in whole fruit.
East/Central Eurasia had the largest numbers of cardiovascular deaths (11,000) related to sugary beverage
consumption in 2010.
Seventy eight percent drink one or less sugary beverage
a day, with the highest level in the 30-39 year age group (consistent with the overweight/obesity group)
In this ad, a glob of fat flies at youths when they consume a sugary beverage
Concern remains that sugary beverage
substitutes, such as juices or sugar-sweetened water, could be a substitute for soda after taxation, especially because of the increasing popularity of these drinks over the course of time (Nielsen and Popkin, 2004; Wang, Bleich, and Gortmaker, 2008).