Well Said: Obesity and sugar taxes

In this week's podcast, Carolina professor Barry M. Popkin talks about the increase of obesity in the United States and how to fight it.

Barry M. Popkin, W. R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, discusses the increase of obesity in the United States and how sugar taxes may be crucial in the fight against the health concern.

Join us every other Wednesday for the University’s new podcast as we talk with Carolina’s newsmakers and experts. Each week, students, faculty, staff and alumni will discuss whats going on in classrooms, labs and around campus, and how it pertains to the local, national and international headlines.