It’s official: soda tax offers “net good” to society

It really works.

Just one daily sugary drink is enough to dramatically increase your risk of premature death

The risk of early death linked with drinking sugary drinks was more pronounced among women.

Sugary drinks make you fat, but researchers have a new idea about how to fight that

Here’s an unusual idea on how to cut back on those sugary drinks.

Diet soda might actually make you fatter, new study suggests

Thought you’re safe with sugarless drinks? Think again.

Berkley’s penny-per-ounce soda tax paid off, a new study reports

This could have significant fiscal and health benefits.

UK to introduce tax on sugary drinks

UK has announced the introduction of a tax on sugary drinks, based on the amount of sugar in the beverages. The main goal is to “help tackle childhood obesity, by incentivising companies to reduce the sugar in the drinks they sell [and] to fund a doubling of the primary schools sports premium to £320 million per year from September 2017.”

Mexico’s soda tax is working, sales drop by 14%

A new study looking into how Mexico’s soda tax is impacting consumer habits one year after implementation. The results show a decrease in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption accompanied by an increase in sales of untaxed drinks throughout the country.

25-year old loses all his teeth due to soda addiction

William Kennewel wasn’t a big fan of water – drinking soda instead of it pretty much all the time; now, he has become living proof of the damage soft drinks can cause to your teeth. “I’m told a normal person has about 23 teeth, but … I only had 13 left and they had to be removed,” he said. “It