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Do Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Reduce Consumption?

Simulations by economists say they should Does real-world evidence agree? Sugar-sweetened beverages provide little or no nutritional benefit. A recent review finds that higher intake predicts increased risk of type 2 diabetes, weight gain, and coronary heart disease. Our bodies may not properly account for the caloric value of sugar-sweetened beverages. The “extra” 140 calories…