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Exercise Labels More Effective Than Calorie Counts On Soda Cans
2011-12-16 11:11:32

Researchers attempting to find methods to keep teens from reaching for sugary sodas averaging 250 calories each, posted three different kinds of signs outside convenience stores recently. The most effective at dissuading the kids stated how many hours of exercise would be necessary to burn off the calories of those drinks. A 250-calorie soda would require roughly 40 minutes of jogging to burn off, stated the signage. This and similar facts were largely unknown to teens and while all the...

2009-04-23 08:58:35

 Liwei Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health, is the lead author of a research paper showing that weight gain and obesity are more linked to an increase in liquid calories, particularly sugar-sweetened beverages, than calories from solid food. To our knowledge, this is the first study to document the relative effects of calories from liquids compared with those of calories from solid food on weight loss in...

2009-02-26 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Maureen Storey, senior vice president of science policy for the American Beverage Association (ABA), issued the following statement: "This study funded by the National Institutes of Health reaffirms the importance of energy balance in losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight, that is, counting calories in and calories out, not focusing on specific foods or...

2009-01-15 12:37:00

vitamins + water + sugar + hype = soda - bubbles WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Company has been served notice a class action lawsuit filed (http://cspinet.org/new/pdf/vitaminwater_filed_complaint.pdf)over what the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) says are deceptive and unsubstantiated claims on its VitaminWater line of beverages. Coke markets VitaminWater as a healthful alternative to soda by labeling its several flavors with such health buzz...

2007-02-12 18:00:53

ATLANTA, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinical study published in the medical journal Obesity (published by NAASO, The Obesity Society) demonstrated that people who drank the equivalent of three Enviga beverages over the course of a day burned 106 extra calories per day. This amounted to a slightly more than four percent increase in the amount of energy each person used compared with people who drank a low-calorie beverage placebo. The study was conducted by the University of Lausanne,...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.