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Soda Ban in Schools

By Newsanchormom

I am all for banning soda in schools. I understand the study is pointing to-that's not enough! However, I hope this study won't make people think it's okay to have soda in schools. What are your thoughts about soda in schools?
Soda Ban in Schools

Here's the link fron CNN: Banning only soda in school is not effective in reducing consumption of sugary drinks, a new study has found. In the absence of soda, students turn to other sugar-sweetened beverages such as energy, sports or juices that are available at school.

When schools banned all sugar-sweetened beverages such as energy, sports drinks and sugary fruit juices, students bought fewer of these items.
Yet, about 85% of students, regardless of what kind of policy their schools had, drank sugary beverages weekly, according to the study published this week in Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
-NewsAnchorMom Jen

 


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