Americans are finally waking up to the fact that drinking soda is an unhealthy practice. Sales of sugary, carbonated drinks have fallen dramatically in recent years, sending the soda industry into a panic.
It may be bad news for Big Soda, but it’s good news for the rest of the populace. Sodas have long been one of the main contributors to obesity among Americans and to diseases related to unhealthy diets, such as diabetes.
A recent piece in The New York Times by Margot Sanger-Katz details the decline in soda sales and the efforts that led to it.