Obesity: Just a spoonful of sugar ...

2014-08-24 15:00

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Downing just one drink sweetened with sugar a day makes children 55% more likely to be overweight, a study has shown.

The study, which appeared in the Plos One medical journal, concluded that if the price of fizzy drinks was increased by 20%, there could be a reduction in obesity among men by 3.8% and women by 2.4%.

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