When making the case against supersized drinks the NYC Department of Health points to how drink size options offered at McDonald39s have ballooned over the years

When making the case against supersized drinks, the NYC Department of Health points to how drink size options offered at McDonald's have ballooned over the years.

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Don’t be too pleased that a New York City judge just nixed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s supersized soda ban. New research shows the proposed rule—no drinks bigger than 16 ounces could be sold—would have likely increased restaurant revenue in the lucrative beverage category.

That’s the upshot of Regulating the Way to Obesity: Unintended Consequences of Limiting Sugary Drink Sizes. This aptly named study is the work of three University of California San Diego researchers: Brent Wi

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