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A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages may promote better nutrition

  There’s more to healthy eating than just calories Last week, Dietitians of Canada  (of which I am a long-time member) released a position statement recommending that an excise tax of at least 10-20% be applied to sugar-sweetened beverages sold in Canada.  The association is taking a strong stand as there’s no doubt about  the […]

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