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World Health Organization calls for full-sugar soft drinks regulations

The director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Margaret Chan has accused the marketing of full sugar soft drinks to being one of the main contributors of child obesity worldwide. An estimate of 42 million children in 2013 was suffering from obesity. Read on to find out more about Dr. Chan’s stance on the matter.

TheRiceBowl.Asia’s take: Dr Chan proposed that there should be regulation on reducing marketing for these soft drinks, but instead of just legislation, wouldn’t education help as well?


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http://www.just-drinks.com/news/world-health-organization-calls-for-full-sugar-soft-drinks-regulations_id117334.aspx

 

 

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