Pass on Pop: Can you give up soda for one day a week?

Pass on Pop! Can you give up pop for at least 1 day? It’s definitely worth it to improve your health!

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A “Pass-on-Pop” initiative launched this week in Kansas–encouraging everyone to cut back on the amount of soda-pop we drink!

Could you give up drinking soda? How about for just one day a week? One Topeka lobbying organization is asking you to take the pledge to pass-on-pop. They say it will make our community a healthier one.

According to Kansas Action for Children, one in three Kansas kids is overweight or obese. The group says that number jumps to two out of three for adults!

“We have been looking at some of the obesity rates in Kansas…and they’re climbing!” said Lauren Beatty, who works for Kansas Action for Children, an advocacy organization that works with lawmakers to create policies they say improve the lives of families.

“We know that drinking too many sugary drinks, like soda pop, even things like Gatorade, or sugar…

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