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Traces Of Alcohol Found In Sodas, Such As Coca-Cola and Pepsi
2012-06-29 05:59:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Soda lovers should beware of what may be found in the sugary drinks. Researchers in France recently revealed that sodas, such as Coca-Cola and Pepsi, have small traces of alcohol. Investigators believe that the findings will cause people to become more concerned about the drinks due to safety, health, or religious reasons. The tests were conducted by the National Institute of Consumption, a Paris-based organization, and showed...

2011-05-04 15:08:18

Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of a new way to determine whether cola drinks "” advertised as being made with natural ingredients and sold at premium prices "” really do contain natural flavoring. The report appears in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research. In the study, Pier Giorgio Righetti and colleagues explain that cola drinks purportedly made from natural cola nuts are becoming popular and are sold in many natural food stores. Genuine cola "nuts" are...

2011-02-15 15:46:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public radio program This American Life has revealed what it believes is the original recipe for Coca-Cola. The show found what appeared to be a copy of the famously guarded trade secret in a newspaper column published in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution on February 18, 1979. Then they spoke with historian Mark Pendergrast, who had discovered what he believed was a version of Coca-Cola's original formula decades before while...

2010-06-30 06:45:00

The more caffeine people consume the more they see it as a positive thing, according to a new study. The report, by Dr Lorenzo Stafford of the University of Portsmouth's psychology department, says heavy caffeine users are the only known "Ëœdrug users' to see their habit in a positive light. His study investigated people's underlying feelings about caffeine and the results are published in the latest issue of Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. He said: "Caffeine is found in coffee,...

2009-09-16 08:30:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As America's fascination with energy, superfoods and exotic ingredients grows, rainforest-grown yerba mate is quickly catching on as the newest organic and innovative beverage sensation to hit the market. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090916/NE76510) Guayaki, a pioneer and leader in the yerba mate beverage category, is driving yerba mate into the mainstream in new packages and formats. Today, Guayaki introduced two new...

2005-06-27 08:17:27

By Kwaku Sakyi-Addo ACCRA (Reuters) - In northern Ghana, tradition forbade men to stoop and pick up the fruit that fell from the towering shea nut tree. It was beneath them to do so. But that's not the case anymore. Shea butter is the new 'It' cosmetic in the West, where it is applied to smooth wrinkles and cure blemishes, while nut oil is used more and more in Europe as a cheap substitute for cocoa butter in chocolate. For generations women gathered the fruit, pounded the nuts, and sold...

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