obesity

Sugar tax is actually a stealth tax, claims IRR

There is no substantial evidence to indicate National Treasury’s proposed 20% tax on sugar- sweetened beverages (SSBs) may curb obesity, according to the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR). The IRR published a policy paper, A stealth tax, not a health tax. The paper indicates that the “mathematical model”[…]

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Chronic hunger, obesity rates alarming in SA

There are roughly 805 million people around the world that live with chronic hunger and undernourishment, a clear indication as to the scale of extreme poverty affecting the global population. The issue, along with matters like food security and high costs in basic food, are some of the topics that[…]

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