The New York City Health Department wants to prohibit the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 fluid ounces in eateries and food carts citywide. Consumers will still be able to buy large bottles in stores. Americans consume 200-300 more calories per day than they did 30 years ago. The largest single increase is due to sugary drinks, which are associated with long-term weight gain.
PositiveTip: Do your part to fight obesity: stop drinking sugary drinks!