|Home > Expert Blogs > Diet Write|
AboutI am here to report the latest news in diet and fitness for Diet.com. Feel free to give your two cents about the articles I write, or shoot me a message with any diet news that you'd like me to report on!
» Meet DietWrite
» Save Author as Favorite
» See all DietWrite's Posts
Recent Posts» Let's Look at Lentils: Nutrition & Recipes
» The 10 Best Diets of 2015
» 13 Ways To Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids
» Deliciously Hazardous to Your Health
» It's The Great Pumpkin: Recipes & More
Archive» July 2007
» June 2007
» May 2007
» April 2007
» March 2007
» February 2007
It’s official, the New York Board of Health has approved the ban on large sodas and sugary drinks. This means that food establishments will not be allowed to sell sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. This ban will affect restaurants, mobile food carts, delis, and concession stands. Gone are the days of buying an oversized soda while at the movie theatre! The ban won’t officially go into effect until March of 2013. This will give restaurants time to prepare and make updates to their menus. The ban will not affect grocery stores, so there is a loophole for New Yorkers who need more than a 16 ounce soda fix.
We first heard about the proposed ban last spring. It of course sparked a lot of controversy then, and it continues to divide people now that it has been approved. Check out the full article covering the New York soda ban here.
So while there are many that criticize the ban, some are supportive of Mayor Bloomberg’s move against obesity. In a press release issued on September 13, 20012, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the New Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, decided to voluntarily adopt the city’s sugary beverage ban immediately. They are the first major venue in the city to comply.
Do you think the ban is helpful in the fight against obesity?
What would you do if the mayor of your city banned large sodas?
Hot Topicsdiet, weight loss, fitness, motivation, abs, restaurants, health, calories, stress, challenge, gyms, support, goals, points, exercise, metabolism, food, recipe
Most Popular Searches
Most Popular Blogs» Longer, Leaner Thighs: 5 Best Exercises
» We Announce The Challenge WINNER!
» Best Vitamins Dieters Not Getting
» The Dangerous Escape Food Provides
» Janel Hits The Farmers Market
Highest Rated Blogs» Are You Portion Savvy?
» Labor Day Spicy BBQ Chicken Recipe
» Greek Yogurt Gone Wrong!
» Holiday Meal Madness
» Kick Start Your Metabolism