forrestbondurant:

atchka:

I spent hours compiling my response to Alec Baldwin’s defense of Mayor Bloomberg’s Big Gulp ban, when I should have spent five minutes creating this simple graphic.
Sources: http://www.starbucks.com/menu/drinks/espresso/caffe-latte?foodZone=9999#size=121966&milk=63http://www.sugarstacks.com/beverages.htm

soda doesn’t provide any nutrients. chocolate milk at least gives you calcium. 

Nutrients don’t cancel out calories. If the point (as Mayor Bloomberg says) is to reverse obesity and diabetes trends, then calories and sugar are of primary importance. This is analyzing the ban on the terms set by Bloomberg.

forrestbondurant:

atchka:

I spent hours compiling my response to Alec Baldwin’s defense of Mayor Bloomberg’s Big Gulp ban, when I should have spent five minutes creating this simple graphic.

Sources:
http://www.starbucks.com/menu/drinks/espresso/caffe-latte?foodZone=9999#size=121966&milk=63
http://www.sugarstacks.com/beverages.htm

soda doesn’t provide any nutrients. chocolate milk at least gives you calcium. 

Nutrients don’t cancel out calories. If the point (as Mayor Bloomberg says) is to reverse obesity and diabetes trends, then calories and sugar are of primary importance. This is analyzing the ban on the terms set by Bloomberg.

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