Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages: impact on overweight and obesity in Germany

Abstract Background Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) increases the risk of overweight and obesity. Taxing SSBs could decrease daily energy consumption and body weight. This model-based study evaluated the impact of a 20% SSB-sales tax on overweight and obesity in the context of German...

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Main Authors: Falk Schwendicke, Michael Stolpe
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-01-01
Series:BMC Public Health
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