Soda Tax Would Help Americans Become 4% Less Fat

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The USDA, examining a potential national tax on sugar in sweet drinks, recently found that such a tax would make Americans 4% less fat.

The tax would reduce caloric intake of adults by 13% according to the study. For an average American, that equates to 3.8 fewer pounds gained each year. Not exactly making us skinny, but it would help to keep obesity down.

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