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Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach, turns to Marion Nestle, Ph.D., author of Food Politics and What to Eat, to get the skinny on sugar.

It takes both chutzpah and cojones (both indigenous to NYC) to roll out a campaign that takes on the beverage industry. And that’s just what the New York City Department of Health has done with its “Pouring on the Pounds campaign,” that effectively highlights the anti-health impact of sugary, sweetened drinks.

According to the American Heart Association (AHA) the average American will munch through, chow down and/or guzzle 22 teaspoons, or 355 calories of sugar today (and tomorrow and the next day)! And you?