The debate over soda and the impact it has on your health was brought to national attention when New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, proposed a ban on sugary drinks over 16 ounces being sold in the city. The ban was approved by the city’s Board of Health, with 9 approvals and one abstention. All restaurants, fast-food joints, delis, movie theaters, sports stadiums and even food carts in New York City have been barred from selling large sizes of sugar-sweetened drinks.
So what does the size and content of your favorite fizzy drink mean for your health? This infographic, provided by Everyday Health, describes the facts about sugary soda.