The soda-tax solution

ludwig-150x150-1In a Thrive post a few weeks ago, David Ludwig, MD, PhD, director of Children’s Optimal Weight for Life Program, shared his views on how taxing soda can reduce consumption by making it too expensive.

In his new Opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times, Ludwig explains how targeting sodas and other sugary beverages could not only help curb childhood obesity, but could also act as a way to raise money to pay for health care costs.