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Soft drinks can contribute to childhood obesity - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

December 19, 2014

Soft drinks can contribute to childhood obesity

Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 12:00 am

All of us need to think about ways to encourage healthy lifestyles for our families. Almost 25 percent of children in the United States are overweight.

Lately, there has been a lot of discussion about soft drinks in schools and how they contribute to the increasing obesity problem in the U.S. Some legislators have even suggested a “sin” tax on high fructose foods and drinks.

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