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2011-12-15 17:32:11

Thirsty? You may be more inclined to reach for plain old H2O if you knew how many calories are in sugar-sweetened beverages; this is according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. They examined the effect of providing clear and visible caloric information about sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda and fruit juice on the number of sugar-sweetened beverage purchases at neighborhood stores, and found that providing easily understandable...

Kids Consume Sugary Drinks Despite School Bans
2011-11-08 09:21:12

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have released a survey that has concluded that bans on sugar-sweetened drinks in middle schools had very little impact on overall consumption of sugary drinks by children, reports Crystal Phend of MedPage Today. The study, published online Monday in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, utilized data from 5,900 students who have been tracked since they began school in 1998. Of the 40 states considered in the research,...

2011-11-07 19:48:56

State policies banning all sugar-sweetened beverages in schools are associated with reduced in-school access and purchase of these beverages, however these policies are not associated with a reduction in overall consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "In the past 25 years, sources of energy intake among youth have shifted toward greater consumption of...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

Walmart selects Maud Borup gourmet drinking chocolate and cider as everyday items announces Maud Borup, a 104-year-old chocolate company specializing in gourmet food gifts. The beverages are now available at Walmart through February 2012 in the warm beverage aisle in boxes and in the seasonal food gift aisle in collector tins ideal for gift giving. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Maud Borup, a 104-year-old chocolate company, today announced Walmart will carry their gourmet drinking...

2011-09-13 19:55:00

A new 2 oz. shot called âœiChillâ uses natural ingredients to help unwind from the grind. And it can help gently lead to a better nightâs sleep 30 â“ 40 minutes after drinking it. This convenient, Blissful Berry-flavored, functional beverage has America chilling out and sleeping better without addictive medication. Irving, TX (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Whatâs stressing a person out during the day can also...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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