Health / nutrition | Social Science homework help

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?


Original post:  Your original post should be 1 – 3 paragraphs long, well thought out and should refer to information from the article above.