6 Aug 2017

Sugary drinks: how a tax could change our health

From Sunday Morning, 8:40 am on 6 August 2017

On average, New Zealanders each consume 37 teaspoons of added sugar a day - six times the World Health Organisation recommendations. Professor Mike Berridge, a founding scientist at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research and Lisa Marriott, associate professor of Taxation at Victoria University in Wellington, explain the benefits and alternatives to a tax on sugary drinks.