The Mayor of New York declared a ban on large soda drinks, citing the obesity epidemic. It was overturned before in went into effect, but the debate went national in the aftermath.

Dr. Linda Mintle suggests that an outright ban is counter-intuitive and isn’t the best way to promote health; she discusses the ban, responsible use of foods, and even suggests some apps to help people keep a balanced diet and lose weight — in a conversation based on her recent blog post: 5 Reasons Why Bloomberg’s Obsession with Regulation Won’t Work.

Linda Mintle

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