Pouring On The Pounds

From the BBC

Public health advocates say the country is facing an obesity epidemic, which is costing the United States $147bn (£92bn) annually in healthcare. According to the latest US government statistics, 32.2% of American adults and 17.1% of children are clinically obese.

Americans are pouring calories down their throats. Sugar-sweetened drinks can contain up to 17 teaspoons of sugar per 550ml bottle.

The advert is the latest in a series of hard-hitting campaigns used by the New York Health Department.

Soda, even diet, contributes to osteoporosis as well. The phoshphoric acid acclerates bone loss.

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