Effectiveness and equity of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation

27 juni 2O17

Given the global epidemics of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and associated cardiovascular disease, numerous strategies are being discussed and implemented to reduce the risk of excess calorie intake and the adverse metabolic effects of unhealthy sugar consumption. SSB taxation is of particular interest given consistent evidence associating SSB consumption with elevated risk of metabolic and cardiovascular disease and the lack of any known positive value of SSBs for nutrition or human health. Klik hier voor het artikel.