Savor: How Big Soda Got Us Hooked Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 6 – 7pm
Savor: How Big Soda Got Us Hooked
Location:Online via Zoom
Location of Event:Other
Cost:Free
Contact Email:savor@ucdavis.edu
Event Type:Food and Agriculture, Free Events, Health and Wellness, Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:UC Davis Library and the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science

Sweetened beverages are the largest source of sugar in the American diet. In fact, some researchers estimate that Americans consume nearly 40 gallons of sugar-sweetened beverages per capita annually, and evidence continues to grow that drinks like soda are not only ubiquitous, but addictive. 

Dr. Jennifer Falbe, who evaluated the effectiveness of the nation’s first “soda tax” in Berkeley, will join California Assembly Member Richard Bloom, who has sponsored similar statewide legislation, to discuss the marketing and addictive nature of sugar-sweetened beverages, the health risks associated with their consumption, and the story of California’s fight against Big Soda.

Advance registration requiredThe meeting link will be sent to registered participants 48 hours before the start of the event.

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