Mayor Bloomberg Moves to Ban Sodas in New York

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In response to Mayor Bloomberg’s recent move to ban large sodas in New York City, Massage School San Diego has released its top 10 healthy drinks list, in hopes of encouraging healthier, more nutritious drinking habits.

New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg announced recently his intention to have large sodas banned in NYC area restaurants and food service establishments. In response to this, MSSD, which promotes healthy living through a raw food diet and massage therapy, has released a top 10 healthy drinks list, with aims to encourage healthy drinking habits.

In an effort to combat obesity, New York City Mayor Bloomberg has proposed a city-wide ban on soft drinks larger than 16 ounces. If passed, this ban would apply to restaurants and any service establishment that serves food and refreshments, including movie theaters and even street vendors. This would be the first ban of its type in the country. If passed, it is expected to go into effect in early 2013.

Like Mayor Bloomberg, Massage School San Diego also hopes to encourage a healthier lifestyle among Americans. To achieve this, MSSD has released its top 10 list of healthy drinks. Some of the items on this list are water, apple juice, carrot juice, and black or green tea. Many of MSSD's suggestions have cardiovascular benefits or are high in antioxidants.

Mike Bloomberg is the current mayor of New York City. He assumed office in 2002 and has been reelected twice. Though he started off as a member of the Democratic Party, he has since changed to the Republican Party and later to the Independent Party. Bloomberg is 70 years old and is currently considered the 11th-richest person in the country.

New York City is a city in the southern region of New York State. It has the highest population in the U.S., with more than 8.2 million residents. The city consists of five boroughs, or neighborhoods, including Brooklyn, Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. It is home to the headquarters of the United Nations, Wall Street and Broadway. The city boasts a large number of well-known landmarks, including the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

A soft drink is a carbonated beverage that usually contains water, sugar (or another sweetener) and flavoring. Examples include Coca Cola, Sprite, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper. Soda fountains date back to the early 1800s. Many studies show these drinks can have unhealthy effects, including causing diabetes, obesity and more.

In response to Mayor Bloomberg’s soda ban, Massage School San Diego, locator of massage schools in San Diego, has released a healthy drinks top 10 list.

About Massage School San Diego:
A long-standing resource to the San Diego massage education community, provides guidance and assistance to incoming massage students, incoming attendees, and the massage schools of San Diego themselves. MSSD is also a purveyor of health news, healthy living tips, and healthy eating advice for man and animal alike.

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