New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on the sale of sugary beverages larger than 16 oz was approved by the NYC Board of Health last month. The Soda Debate rages on as similar bans are being proposed in more cities across the country. Critics (and the American Beverage Industry) are up in arms over being told what, and how much, they can consume by the “nanny state”. Most experts agree that eating too much sugar isn’t good for you and some argue the healthcare costs of treating sugar-related illnesses affect everyone. So how bad are sugary sodas? This infographic from EverydayHealth breaks it down.
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