“Overall, we hypothesized that a warning label would be more likely to increase perceptions of the health harms of sugar-sweetened beverages and reduce purchase intentions,” the authors wrote in the report. “This research has the potential to inform regulatory efforts in states and municipalities considering sugar-sweetened beverage warning label policies.”
“Overall, we hypothesized that a warning label would be more likely to increase perceptions of the health harms of sugar-sweetened beverages and reduce purchase intentions,” the authors wrote in the report. “This research has the potential to inform regulatory efforts in states and municipalities considering sugar-sweetened beverage warning label policies.” Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
“Overall, we hypothesized that a warning label would be more likely to increase perceptions of the health harms of sugar-sweetened beverages and reduce purchase intentions,” the authors wrote in the report. “This research has the potential to inform regulatory efforts in states and municipalities considering sugar-sweetened beverage warning label policies.” Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
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Labels make difference when it comes to sugar-sweetened beverages

January 25, 2016 2:00 AM

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