Cutting Sugar Improves Children’s Health in Just 10 Days – The New York Times

The NYT cites new rigorous research where obese children who cut back on their sugar intake see improvements in their blood pressure, cholesterol readings and other markers of health after just 10 days, a rigorous new study found.

Source: Cutting Sugar Improves Children’s Health in Just 10 Days – The New York Times

This is an important finding.

Based upon this latest evidence, there’s an overwhelming social case for sugar taxes to be introduced?

Thoughts?

 

2 responses

  1. Continued…
    Then we need variable taxes on foods and the means to enforce the law if necessary by going through the corporate veil and personally surcharging directors of firms in flagrant breach ,including non compliant retailers,wholesalers and food and drink manufacturers.
    The media needs to be on board and stocks of salt and sugar laden food past the designated sell by dates need to be destroyed publicly in massive bonfires with the directors of those firms who made the food required to be there and make contrite statements.
    The NHS and other healthcare systems will implode unless something drastic is done to stop the rising tide of obesity,diabetes and increasingly slothful unproductive people with ballooning waistlines.

  2. Dr ALF is right ,this new evidence shows that the food and sugar lobbies need to be taken on,the directors who are apologists for sales of sugar and salt laden food ,pilloried for the overpaid charlatans they are

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