Fizzy drink tax 'would cut obesity'

Press Association
Fizzy drinks
Fizzy drinks

A 20% sugary drink tax would cut the number of overweight or obese people in the UK by 285,000, researchers say.

A tax on the drinks - which the experts argue are linked to "ill health" and have "no beneficial nutrients" - could cut the number who are obese by 180,000 alone.
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