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New study: As cost of sugary drinks go up, sales go down!
Risk to kids drinking too many sugary "sports" drinks
Students with high media exposure more likely to drink SSBs ≥3 times/day
Childhood Diet Habits Set in Infancy, Studies Suggest
Soft drinks sig. linked to overweight, obesity, and diabetes worldwide
Irish doctors say Coca-Cola ads target 7-year-olds; need marketing ban
Soft drink consumption increased globally from 1997 to 2010
Study finds junk food TV ads target highest-risk youth
CCPHA report: SSB consumption rises among CA teens age 12-17
93% of athlete endorsed bevs have 100% of calories from added sugars
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Sugary beverages linked to 180,000 deaths per year worldwide
San Francisco to propose 2 cents per oz tax on sweetened beverages
Consumption of diet beverages linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes
Alabama launches Rethink Your Drink campaign
Field Poll finds 94% of rural Californians think obesity is a serious problem.
10 Game-Changing Strategies To Limit Sugary Drinks
Childhood obesity is linked to health and developmental problems.
Obesity tops cancer in perception as worst U.S. health problem
Fructose & added sugars linked to increased risk of adolescent heart disease
Ads try to influence parents to buy more sugary drinks by targeting kids
Consuming sugary drinks is assoc w/ higher risk of stroke in adults
Sugary drinks linked to gout -- again
Drinking fructose does not signal satiety well and can lead to over eating.
NY Times reveals the science behind addictive junk food and drinks!
Children who drink ≥ 1 serving of SSBs daily have 55% increased odds of being ...
NYTimes' Bittman says US Surg Gen has been M.I.A. on sugary drinks
New study: As cost of sugary drinks go up, sales go down!
Outdoor junk food ads linked to higher obesity rates
Students with high media exposure more likely to drink SSBs ≥3 times/day
Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Coke's defense of VitaminWater
Soft drinks sig. linked to overweight, obesity, and diabetes worldwide
Health advocates call on beverage industry to make changes that matter.
Soft drink consumption increased globally from 1997 to 2010
More 18-24 year olds are drinking coffee over caffeinated sodas

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CCPHA Model Language for Local Food and Beverage Policy

Model Language for City and County Food and Beverage Policy by the California Center for Public Health Advocacy.

CSPI Healthy Beverage Promotion Act of 2010

Model sugary drink tax policy from Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Dietary recommendations for children and adolescents: a guide for practitioners

Scientific statement updating nutrition recommendations for promoting cardiovascular health and making recommendations with regard to diet composition, total caloric intake, and physical activity. Includes recommendations to restrict imbalanced beverages with little nutritional value (ex. sugar-sweetened beverages)

Full Citation: Gidding SS, Dennison BA, Birch LL, et al. Dietary recommendations for children and adolescents: a guide for practitioners. Pediatrics. Feb 2006;117(2):544-559.

Proposed USDA Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School

Food and Nutrition Services, USDA. National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Proposed Rule released February 1, 2013.

Soda Industry Political Spending

"Soda Industry Ups Political Spending to Fight Proposed Sugary Drink Taxes." Center for Science in the Public Interest.

SSB Tax Proposal in Philadelphia Spring 2010 Presentation

A presentation about the sugar-sweetened beverage tax campaign in Philadelphia, and the lessons learned from it.

The Role of Government in Preventing Excess Calorie Consumption: The Example of New York City

NYC's Health Commisioner argues in favor of the Board of Health's sugary drink portion size rule.

Full Citation: Farley TA. The Role of Government in Preventing Excess Calorie Consumption:The Example of New York City. JAMA. 2012; 308(11):1093–1094.