Appendix – Carbonating the World

Food and Nutrition Regulation: Latin America Leads the Way


By Rebecca Kanter, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

While most countries around the globe have thrown out a welcome mat to the soft-drink industry, several countries in Latin America have recognized the role of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and unhealthy foods more generally in soaring rates of obesity and diabetes. And they have started passing laws to discourage consumption. Find out more by downloading the appendix to the Carbonating the World report.