Obesity Prevention: The Sugar Tax

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Cancer Research UK and the UK Health Forum have estimated that a 20% tax on sugary drinks in the UK could prevent 3.7 million people becoming obese over the next decade.

Not only could obesity rates be cut, but the NHS could save £10m a year by 2025 through the sugar tax.

Read about the ripple effect of a small sugar tax on sugary drinks at the BBC:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35604314


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