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Why taxing sugar is a good idea

Edmonton dietitian Laura McLean discusses why taxing sugar and educational initiatives are needed to help people stay healthy.

Laura McLean breaks down what's inside a can of pop

Edmonton dietitian explains why a tax on sugar is a good idea

7 years ago
Duration 1:34
Laura McLean give a detailed description of sugar in soft drinks.

Edmonton dietitian Laura McLean is urging government to impose a tax on sugar.

She also suggests increasing access to healthier foods in places such as rec centres, day cares and schools. 

Watch the video to hear McLean's other ideas on how we can make healthier food choices.

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