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Monday Night Owls - 4 February 2019 - The sugar tax
We read an article talking about a sugar tax implemented in the UK which is trying to reduce obesity levels:
Vocabulary Top 10:
hoist - to raise (something) especially by using ropes or machinery
paid off - produced a result that you want
prankster - a person who plays pranks on other people
emulate - to try to be like (someone or something you admire)
multi-tiered - arranged in multiple layers or tiers
fizzy drinks - soft drink, soda, - a carbonated drink
opt - to choose one thing instead of another
cold turkey - the act of stopping a bad habit (such as smoking) in a sudden and complete way
max out - to reach an upper limit : to come to the highest level possible
intake - the amount of something (such as food or drink) that is taken into your body; the number of things or people that are taken into something (such as an organization)
Do you think this sugar tax will help people eat/drink less sugar?
What other measures do you think would help people stay healthy?