In the Fall of 2012, the NYC Board of Health passed a law restricting the sale of sugar sweetened beverages larger than 16 oz. in certain restaurants. This was a controversial measure that was eventually overturned. The link below brings you to a NY Times article that was written, covering the attempted ban on super-sized sweetened drinks.
After reading the NY Times article, write an original discussion post answering the following question:
Given what you have learned about nutrition guidelines, empty calories and added sugar – would you support a similar law if it were reintroduced as one way to address rising obesity rates? Why or why not?