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2011-09-15 07:00:00

Another reason to avoid foods made with a lot of sugar. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Fructose, also called fruit sugar, was once a minor part of the American diet. A century ago, the average person took in about 15 grams a day (roughly half an ounce), mostly from eating fruits and vegetables. Today, we get more than triple that amount, almost all of it from the refined sugars and high-fructose corn syrup used to make breakfast cereals, pastries, soda and fruit drinks, and other...

Half of Americans Drink Sugary Drinks Daily
2011-09-01 05:21:07

  According to a new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, nearly half of the US population consumes sugar drinks on any given day, with teenagers consuming more sugar drinks than any other age group. The drinks the CDC considers sugar drinks are fruit drinks, sodas, energy drinks, sports drinks, and sweetened bottled waters. Sugar drinks do not include diet drinks, 100% fruit juice, sweetened teas and flavored milks. According to the CDC report, males drink on...

2011-08-01 12:50:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mintel Research Consultancy, a service that supports more than 500 of the world's largest companies with syndicated research and custom research projects, recently conducted a survey to reveal how primary household shoppers feel about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in relation to other sugars and sweeteners. Mintel Research Consultancy found that when it comes to product ingredient labels, consumers are more concerned with fat and calorie intake than...

2011-07-28 17:38:55

Study suggests US Dietary Guideline for upper limit of sugar consumption is too high A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that adults who consumed high fructose corn syrup for two weeks as 25 percent of their daily calorie requirement had increased blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, which have been shown to be indicators of increased risk for heart disease. The American Heart Association...

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Scientific review from the founder and director of Rippe Health shows removing flavored milk from schools will remove more than just sugar and calories Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 At a time when many school systems are being asked to remove chocolate milk, leading cardiologist Dr. James Rippe of Rippe Health is making the case with the research to keep it on school cafeteria menus. Due to heightened fears over health concerns, schools across the country have banned chocolate milk,...

2011-06-20 04:30:00

DURHAM, N.C., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International distributor Hemisphere Beverages recently inked a new deal naming Raleigh, North Carolina-based V.K. Fields & Company as the public relations agency of record to promote its hibiscus beverage "ZOBO." In the wake of ZOBO's international debut into the beverage industry at the National Restaurant Association show in May 2011, the drink received recognition as 'Most Refreshing Beverage' by Restaurant Business Magazine. Ruby-red...

2011-06-06 14:04:00

MEXICO CITY, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Brands has added The youth premium temperance drink Superliminal Purple Stuff to its product portfolio as the master distributor for the country of Mexico. Apache Brands has completed its test market in 30 outlets that are store influencers in the Mexico City zone. Fernando Gomez Pimiienta , one of the owners of Apache Brands, Inc. stated, "the product immediately started rotating at 2-3 cases per week of each of three flavors per store...


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