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Rachel With concern to your final idea, I think that they have attempted that strategy in the past and it was ultimately futile- I don't know exactly why, though. The focus ought to be making these individuals lose weight through regular exercise, plenty of fruit, vegetables,whole grain products and drinking water and tea. Perhaps if they did this and restricted (they don't need to practice complete abstination if they are moderately overweight) their consumption, they could have the occasional unhealthy beverage without detrimentally affecting their health.