Fast Fact:
News Flash:
‘There’s an obesity epidemic;’ Montreal city council to debate soda tax
Howard County, MD repeals sugary drink ban
Soda Companies Step Up Their Marketing To Black And Latino Kids
Navajo lawmakers approve junk food and soda tax
Sugary drink increasingly marketed in children’s ‘advergames’
Berkeley breaks through on soda tax
"Share a Coke" Credited with a Pop in Sales
Majority of San Francisco voters say "Yes" to soda tax
Students with high media exposure more likely to drink SSBs ≥3 times/day
Mexicans cut down on consumption of sugary drinks, survey shows
Soft drinks sig. linked to overweight, obesity, and diabetes worldwide
Risk to kids drinking too many sugary "sports" drinks
Soft drink consumption increased globally from 1997 to 2010
Study finds junk food TV ads target highest-risk youth

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You’ve arrived at THE place to find information about the dangers of sugar-loaded drinks.  Get tools to start a movement in your community, and change what kids and their families reach for when they’re thirsty!  
What are sugar-loaded drinks exactly? We’re talking: sweetened sodas, so-called “sports” drinks, iced teas, juice drinks, vitamin waters and energy drinks.  Beverages so cheap and easy to get, that kids are drinking way more than their fill. They’re getting the equivalent of over a dozen packets of sugar a day from their beverages alone! But together, we can stop Big Soda’s push to keep kids guzzling these harmful drinks which--science has proven--lead to obesity, preventable diabetes and tooth decay!


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