Killing You Sweetly

New Scientist reports high-fructose corn syrup in soft drinks is very well the cause of diabetes.

But then, we knew that already.

Working in a school district puts a different perspective on seeing schools alternately banning soft drinks or signing exclusive deals with soft drink manufacturers. Schools are expected to handle more and more of a child’s learning beyond the three R’s, so why not start them on the path to healthy choices?

Better to start thinking about it now before the government does it for us. The first step has already been taken by forcing schools to adopt Wellness Policies.

About Mike Oliveri

Mike Oliveri is a writer, martial artist, cigar aficionado, motorcyclist, and family man, but not necessarily in that order. He is currently hard at work on the werewolf noir series The Pack for Evileye Books.

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