New York is banning the sale of large super sized soft drinks in an attempt to address obesity in the Big Apple. This acted as a lightning rod for both praise and criticism from many sides. However, it is still a great first step in drawing attention to the overall issue of obesity and its complex causes. How could this play out in Canada? A campaign aimed at overall snacking behaviours in general would be a better first step.
Targeting soft drinks alone is not the answer to fighting obesity