Daily Archives: August 16, 2009

Obesity Issues

It isn’t just exercise that will help with your weight.  You have to be willing to make adjustments to your diet too.  I was reading an article this morning discussing how too many people drink too much soda.  A 20-ounce soft drink – a pretty standard volume these days – contains the equivalent of 17 teaspoons of sugar.

“Sugar-sweetened beverages,’’ Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, wrote in April in The New England Journal of Medicine, “may be the single-largest driver of the obesity epidemic.’’

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>Obesity Issues

>It isn’t just exercise that will help with your weight.  You have to be willing to make adjustments to your diet too.  I was reading an article this morning discussing how too many people drink too much soda.  A 20-ounce soft drink – a pretty standard volume these days – contains the equivalent of 17 teaspoons of sugar.

“Sugar-sweetened beverages,’’ Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, wrote in April in The New England Journal of Medicine, “may be the single-largest driver of the obesity epidemic.’’

Click here for the rest of the article