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To fight obesity, Delaware should cut back on sugary drinks (opinion)

Kara Odom Walker is a family physician and cabinet secretary for the Department of Health and Social Services. Karyl Rattay is a pediatrician and the director of the Division of Public Health. https://www.delawareonline.com/story/opinion/contributors/2019/06/24/regulate-sugary-drinks-kids-menus/1523307001/

Sugary drinks are a health threat to kids. Delaware should promote better choices (opinion)

Allison Karpyn, Ph.D., is the senior associate director of the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware. She is also a volunteer with the Delaware American Heart Association. https://www.delawareonline.com/story/opinion/readers/2019/06/14/sugary-drinks-health-threat-kids-opinion/1454130001/

Sugary Sodas Still Popular, But Warnings, Taxes Can Curb Uptake

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter (HEALTHDAY) SUNDAY, June 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Eight of every 10 American households buys sodas and other sugary drinks each week, adding up to 2,000 calories per household per week, new research shows. To put that in perspective, 2,000 calories is equal to the recommended average caloric intake for … Continue reading “Sugary Sodas Still Popular, But Warnings, Taxes Can Curb Uptake”