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School Cafeteria: Milk Down, Sugary Drinks Up
2012-07-19 08:59:55

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The school cafeteria has been the center of controversy for the quite some time. From a blog that looked at cafeteria offerings and serving sizes to school health challenges, there is no end to the barrage placed on school administrators and cafeteria ladies. One recent project aimed to look at the beverages that children consume. According to the study featured in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the...

Can A Soda Tax Really Save Lives?
2012-01-10 09:22:08

UPDATE: Beverage industry responds to Health Affairs paper on sugar-sweetened beverage taxes - Download PDF A nationwide tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would help prevent heart disease and stroke and could prevent as many as 26,000 deaths per year, according to new data from universities and hospitals in the United States. Americans consume 13.8 billions of gallons of soda, sports drinks, sweet tea, and sugary beverages every year, which is fueling obesity and diabetes rates across...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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