Health warning labels may deter parents from purchasing sugar-sweetened beverages for kids

Health warning labels similar to those found on tobacco products may have a powerful effect on whether parents purchase sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) for their children, according to a new study. Results show that regardless of a parent’s level of education, they may be less likely to purchase an SSB when a label warning that consuming beverages with added sugar may contribute to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay is present. —> Read More