Study: Implementing and achieving the NSSRI sugar reformation targets could generate substantial health gains, equity gains and cost-savings.
High intake of added sugar is linked to weight gain and cardiometabolic risk. In 2018, the US National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative (NSSRI) proposed government supported voluntary national sugar reduction targets.
Source: New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Health Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Achieving the National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative Voluntary Sugar Reduction Targets in the United States: A Micro-Simulation Study