The researchers note the high toxicity of sugar and add the striking factoid that worldwide obese population now greatly outnumbers the undernourished population. That one surprised me.
They want to see added taxes and, what will be even more controversial, age limits on certain foods and drinks.
The research is found in the journal Nature, which notes that more than two-thirds of the population is overweight and half of them are obese. Those individuals will have shorter life spans on average and a higher rate of such problems as obesity.