New York City will never taste so sweet again ... literally. Say goodbye to super-sized sodas and other sugary drinks you love. As of Thursday, New York City health officials are expected to put a 16-ounce limit on any sugary drinks being sold at restaurants, theaters and delis.
Mayor Bloomberg originally proposed the regulation, which a panel of health experts approved after months of review. The ban includes non-diet sodas, sweetened teas and other beverages. However, the ban does not reach supermarkets or convenience stores.
Don't panic. If you love sugar as much as we do, we have good news: Health officials can't regulate what you drink in the comfort of your own home, and we have plenty of homemade sugary drink options for you!
Click through the slideshow to find recipes for homemade sugary drinks.