Sugary Drinks Research Paper

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In 2012, a potential ban on sugary drinks was introduced in order to lower New York City’s obesity rate. Most people will ignore this ban, as well as other ideas that will claim to improve their health, though health should be one of America’s number one priority. Psychologically speaking, humans do not like being told what to do. This ban has a specific goal in mind, to lower the obesity rate in New York City, and telling it’s inhabitants what to do renders their productivity making them less willing and less likely to behave in the way the supporters of the ban would hope. This ban also isn’t scientifically sound. There is no proof that added sugar makes a consumer gain anymore weight than a good of equal calories such as a large quantity

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