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Shoppers blame soft drinks for obesity

Last updated on 03-Jul-2010 at 01:09 GMT2010-07-03T01:09:13Z

One in four adults in the UK believes that fizzy drinks are the main cause of obesity, according to a new YouGov SixthSense report.

Almost three-quarters of respondents thought soft drinks caused tooth decay and 66% were worried about their influence on children, with 29% in favour of banning all advertisements for carbonated or sugary soft drinks.