Could a tax on chocolate make us healthy? Let’s not be too hasty

日期:2017-06-20 08:00:10 作者:农憨仆 阅读:

Ruth Black/Getty Earlier this month, the UK brought in a new tax on sugary drinks, following a few other countries, including France, Mexico and Finland. As a result, a can of Coke, for instance, now costs 8 pence more, although many brands, such as Ribena, Irn-Bru and Lucozade, have replaced some of their sugar with sweeteners, to a chorus of internet outrage. But the official crusade against the white stuff isn’t stopping there. Now, a group of doctors says we need to start taxing sweet foods, like chocolate, confectionary,