Tag: Obesity

National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Obesity

National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Obesity update reaffirms commitment to reducing burden of obesity in South Africa.

Obesity: why South Africans need to can soft drinks

This is a reprint of an article in The Conversation by Aviva Tugendhaft and Karen Hofman.

Interesting read: The potential impact of a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on obesity in South African adults

Taxing SSBs could impact the burden of obesity in South Africa particularly in young adults, as one component of a multi-faceted effort to prevent obesity.

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