Would you believe that in the future you will be asked to restrict your consumption of canned beverag
Reducing the consumption of soda and other sugary drinks will be the focus of a new campaign to reduce diet-related disease announced today by health departments in several major cities as well as the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest, the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association, and other groups.
The campaign, Life’s Sweeter with Fewer Sugary Drinks, will seek to decrease average consumption of sugary drinks to roughly 3 cans per person per week by 2020. Health officials in Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Antonio, and Seattle say that reducing soda consumption is one of their top strategies for reducing rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. All of those cities, plus 110 local and national health organizations, have embraced the Life’s Sweeter campaign.
es with sweeteners to THREE CANS A WEEK.
When I read that I almost died. I know sodas are bad for me. I try regularly to delete them entirely from my diet but I can’t imagine only drinking 3 cans a week. I wonder how many other people are ready to make that kind of change?
Here is a little bit about a program called Make Life Sweeter.