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No magic bullet to reducing childhood obesity

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 05:50

IN the article "Time to bring sugar into the 'sin tax' net" (BT, Feb 1), Vikram Khanna labelled sugar "a health hazard" and the root cause of obesity and non-communicable diseases. He also suggested that perhaps a sugar-sweetened tax is the intervention to reduce incidents of obesity, basing his