Myth

Taxing soda would reduce obesity.

Fact

There is no evidence that soda taxes will have any effect whatsoever on obesity, and one study showed just the opposite.

Myth

The majority of added sugars in the diets of American children come from sugar-sweetened beverages.

Fact

Actually, food is the No. 1 source of added sugars in the diets of American children and adolescents...