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The BEST Way to Stop a "Beer Belly"

The BEST Way to Stop a "Beer Belly"

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  • In an effort to combat rising obesity rates, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban on the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces in restaurants, movie theaters, sports arenas, and other food establishments. If approved, the ban could take effect as early as March 2013
  • Banning certain sizes of drinks is in no way, shape or form going to solve the problem of obesity. All it will do is increase profits for manufacturers and sellers of sugary drinks, and lead to an increased plastic waste problem
  • Fructose is 'isocaloric but not isometabolic." This means you can have the same amount of calories from fructose or glucose, fructose and protein, or fructose and fat, but the metabolic effect will be entirely different despite the identical calorie count. Excessive fructose consumption is at the heart of the obesity crisis, but cutting down on fructose consumption will require much more comprehensive changes to the American food industry, as well as dramatic changes to nutritional recommendations issued by the US government

By Dr. Mercola

If you've paid any attention to the US news over the past week, you've surely heard that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban on the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces, in an effort to combat obesity.


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