Persuasive Essay On Sugary Drinks

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Would it be reasonable to have the government pass an official law that states the limit to how many sugary drinks we are allowed to have? Sugary drinks seem to raise a very prominent question, in the American society. To many, it may seem, not understandable but unforcedly it should be in effect in our daily lifestyles. Drinking too many sugary drinks is one of the factors that lead to obesity. There should be a ban on drinks over the size of 16 ounces, in public spaces such as restaurants, cinemas, and stadiums, etc. This will help withstand the percentage of obesity in our nation.

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has already approved to the limiting of sugary drinks since 2012. It is definitely a great way to combat obesity not completely,
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Thousands of people are just addicted to sugar. Coca-Cola, the most popular sugary drink, contains 140 calories in a 355ml can. To burn those calories you would have to consider exercising for approximately thirty minutes. If the serving size is limited, people will drink less. There are people that continue to argue that the government doesn 't have the right to limit our choices of food and drinks. However, it must safeguard the health of all citizens. Obesity becomes a major factor when you have a high blood pressure patient suffering hypertension going into a stroke and suffers obesity as well. This patient is more likely to die because of obesity higher the health risks of …show more content…
The United States being ranked as twelfth on the list of most obese countries in the world seems very disappointing. With the endless resources, we have to maintain a healthier lifestyle people continue to want sugary products than healthier ones. "The United States is the most obese country in North America with 35% of its population having a body max index of over 30.0 Nearly 78 million adults and 13 million children in the United States deal with the health and emotional effects of obesity every day. According to the CDC, an average adult is 26 pounds heavier now than in the 1950’s." We need to seek more alternatives when it comes to our bodies. After all, we are what we eat.

Statistics show that two-thirds of adults in America are obese, that is more than sixty-five percent of the population. When you enter a fast food restaurant, it is known that they have enormous sizes for drinks which usually tend to be unlimited. This needs to change immediately. There should be a limit to how many times you can refill a soda without extra charge, maybe then people would stop drinking as much. There should be a limit in effect people tend to think since refills are free, why not get every last sip I can before

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