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2010-06-08 11:15:00

Young girls who drink soda have less healthy diets through adolescence than their peers who do not drink soda, according to a Penn State study. The ten-year study showed that girls who drank soda at age five had diets that were less likely to meet nutritional standards for the duration of the study, which ended at age 15. Girls who did not drink soda at age five did not meet certain nutritional requirements, but their diets were healthier. The difference between the two groups in nutrient...

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2010-01-31 06:35:00

A recent study published in Psychological Science says drinking something with sugar or any artificial sweetener could help with making decisions. A group of 65 students were asked to answer a series of questions in which they had to decide whether they wanted to get a smaller sum of money "tomorrow" or a larger sum later in the future. Half of the questions were answered on an empty stomach while the other half were answered after the students had taken in a sweetened beverage. Blood...

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2010-01-01 13:00:00

A new report suggests that studies reporting a link between sugar-sweetened beverages and weight gain have garnered a lot of attention but research on the issue has actually yielded mixed results, Reuters reported. Dr. Mark A. Pereira, at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and an author on the report, told Reuters Health that the purported link between soft drinks and other beverages and obesity risk is unclear and complicated, especially in youth. Research from Pereira and colleagues...

2009-12-10 06:45:00

NAPLES, Fla., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- When researchers go looking for trends that might explain the nation's obesity epidemic, most agree that Americans have a "drinking problem." Alcohol, soda, and specialty coffee drinks are making significant impacts on our daily calorie count. The worst part? We don't realize it. A recent study of the weight of 810 adults carried out over an 18-month period shows what many doctors and dietitians have been saying for years: Americans are indeed sipping...

2009-11-01 06:22:26

Study shows diets high in sodium and artificially sweetened soda linked to kidney function decline Individuals who consume a diet high in sodium or artificially sweetened drinks are more likely to experience a decline in kidney function, according to two papers presented at the American Society of Nephrology's annual meeting in San Diego, California. Julie Lin MD, MPH, FASN and Gary Curhan, MD, ScD, FASN of Brigham and Women's Hospital studied more than 3,000 women participating in the...

2009-10-21 05:15:00

NEWTOWN, Pa., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Steaz, the nation's premier brand of organic and fair-trade beverages, introduces Steaz Zero Calorie Sparkling Green Tea -- the first certified organic, all-natural zero calorie carbonated soft drink. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091021/LA96159) Steaz Zero Calorie is a delicious, all-natural alternative for diet soda drinkers. It is made with the finest organic ingredients and sweetened with the all-natural leaves of the stevia...

2009-10-01 12:59:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. US Alternative Sweeteners Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0119411/US-Alternative-Sweeteners-Market.html Conventional vs. alternatives Few food ingredients have garnered as much attention or been more influenced by the latest food fads than sweeteners. This is partly because we consume so much of them, nearly $12 billion in 2008, but also because all...

2009-08-24 11:39:38

A new study published in the International Journal of Obesity reports that consumption of sugar-free beverages sweetened with low-calorie sweeteners increases dietary restraint, a key aspect of successful weight maintenance.Researchers analyzed calorie, protein, carbohydrate, fat and beverage intake, as well as the dietary restraint of over 300 individuals. The researchers concluded, "Our findings"¦suggest that the use of artificially sweetened beverages may be an important weight...

2009-06-19 16:14:53

Researchers in Germany demonstrated the presence of several artificial sweeteners used in food and drink in waste water. Marco Scheurer, Heinz-Jurgen Brauch and Frank Thomas Lange of the Water Technology Center in Karlsruhe said a range of artificial sweeteners are commonly used in food and drinks, as well as drugs and sanitary products. Use of a new analytical method, the researchers were able to look for seven different artificial sweeteners -- cyclamate, acesulfame, saccharin, aspartame,...

2009-04-30 10:18:00

Leading Penn State Registered Dietitian Kris Clark, Ph.D., R.D., F.A.C.S.M., Clarifies This Year's Popular Diet Myths and Offers Help for Women to Get on Track for Spring/Summer WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring. It's the time of year when we shed our unhealthy winter habits and renew the weight-loss vows we made back in January in hopes of seeing the numbers on the scale drop. Each year, millions of Americans follow the latest and greatest diet trends and widely publicized...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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