How do we reduce our sugar consumption: Impose taxes on buying sugar, put up age restrictions (like Tobacco)

Posted on March 6, 2012 By thesuccessmanual Topic: Healthy eating, Obesity, Law, Trend

SInce, there is no nutritional need for food with added sugar, soon you will find sugar on the list of things disallowed for using food stamps for: joining the ranks of tobacco, alcohol,vitamins, pet foods, household supplies and (with some exceptions) food meant to be eaten on premises

And since sugar is said to be an unhealthy calorie, how do we regulate our daily sugar intake? Americans consume 150 pounds of sugar per person each year. Some experts have suggested imposing taxes on added sugar or establishing a minimum age for purchase of sodas (e.g. 17) would reduce consumption.

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