It's being calculated that 20% taxes on fizzy drinks would add up to over a billion pounds a year. It's being recommended to use that money for treating obesity.
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Viktor Frankl, a path-breaking psychiatrist, once told the story of a woman who called him in the middle of the night to calmly inform him she was about to commit suicide. Frankl kept her on the phone and talked her through her depression, giving her reason after reason to carry on living. Finally she promised she would not take her life, and she kept her word.
It’s probably important to make a disclosure at the outset that I hate fizzy drinks. I fail to understand why would anyone consume these slow poisons. I also happen to be an ultra runner who advocates physically active lifestyle for all.