Ban soda pop? Food Bank tries for hea...

Ban soda pop? Food Bank tries for healthier foods

There are 1 comment on the Mendocino Beacon story from Dec 26, 2013, titled Ban soda pop? Food Bank tries for healthier foods. In it, Mendocino Beacon reports that:

When I was a kid, I liked to gross out my friends by eating foods that others wouldn't. Artichokes, anchovies and asparagus tasted wonderful and often left me alone at lunch where I was infamous for sneaking hot peppers into others' meals.

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Maureen Beach

Battle Creek, MI

#1 Dec 30, 2013
The fact is restricting what certain Americans can eat will not improve health and reduce obesity. We agree with the USDA’s stance on this issue, which advocates education rather than regulation, saying: “incentives – rather than restrictions that encourage purchases of certain foods or expanded nutrition education to enable participants to make healthy choices are more practical options and likely to be more effective in achieving the dietary improvements that promote good health.” In other words, approaches rooted in education, will prove more effective than bans and regulation.

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