Oxford Prof: Cap calories per volume of beverage

Sweetened beverages are safe when used according to common sense.

“How can you put a 10 percent tax on Coke, when you have a smoothie or juice drink with the same amount of sugar that has no tax? That argument, I think, is hard to overcome, and points to the need for a move to set a maximum to the amount of calories in any drink per 100 millilitres, and a warning if a drink goes over a certain amount of your allotted daily intake.” [Al Jazeera]

3 thoughts on “Oxford Prof: Cap calories per volume of beverage”

  1. Let me say the obvious: how about we let people make up their own minds about what they want to eat and drink? And think?

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