Why are obesity prevention measures like big soda bans, sugar sweetened beverage taxes, or menu labeling so controversial, and so hard to pass? What happens when opposing sides feel strongly –and have compelling evidence–that their position takes the moral high ground? Here’s a quick summary (in plain English!) of Barnhill et al’s recent article on this very topic.
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