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Body Weight Impact of the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax in Mexican Children: A Modeling Study

Citation

Torres-Álvarez, Rossana; Barrán-Zubaran, Rodrigo; Canto-Osorio, Francisco; Sánchez-Romero, Luz M.; Camacho-García-Formentí, Dalia; Popkin, Barry M.; Rivera, Juan A.; Meza, Rafael; & Barrientos-Gutiérrez, Tonatiuh (Online ahead of print). Body Weight Impact of the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax in Mexican Children: A Modeling Study. Pediatric Obesity.

Abstract

BACKGROUND: In Mexico, a 10% tax to sugar-sweetened beverages was implemented in 2014. Projections of the potential health effect of this tax in children are not available.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12636

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Pediatric Obesity

Author(s)

Torres-Álvarez, Rossana
Barrán-Zubaran, Rodrigo
Canto-Osorio, Francisco
Sánchez-Romero, Luz M.
Camacho-García-Formentí, Dalia
Popkin, Barry M.
Rivera, Juan A.
Meza, Rafael
Barrientos-Gutiérrez, Tonatiuh

Year Published

Online ahead of print

Reference ID

12696