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PepsiCo To Halt Use Of Flame Retardant As Emulsifier In Gatorade
2013-01-27 05:40:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online PepsiCo Inc has announced that they will discontinue the use of a controversial ingredient in some flavors of their Gatorade-brand sports drink, though they insist the move was not made in response to a Mississippi teenager´s petition seeking the chemical´s removal. The ingredient in question, brominated vegetable oil (BVO), is a chemical that contains bromine, which is also found in fire retardants, according to...

Coconut Water Better For You Than Sports Drinks
2012-08-21 06:08:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Put that Gatorade down if you want to amplify your sports life and grab some coconut water instead, according to new research. Scientists said at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) that coconut water deserves respect for being a good sports drink for light exercise. "Coconut water is a natural drink that has everything your average sports drink has and more," Chhandashri Bhattacharya,...

2011-05-12 12:48:00

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lace up your sneakers, add some spring to your step and join Coca-Cola and TV's popular medical and diet expert, Dr. Ian Smith on The Makeover Mile! This new initiative from Dr. Ian brings a one-mile walk and health fair to Washington, D.C. to educate residents on living a more active, healthy lifestyle. The walks were created as an extension of Dr. Ian's popular 50 Million Pound Challenge program and are being made possible, in part, by...

2011-04-21 15:46:00

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Men's Fitness, the leading men's lifestyle magazine, is excited to announce the release of its first ever, free, single-topic, custom publication digital magazine app for the iPad. The "Complete Sports Training Guide" is the first Digi-Mag from Men's Fitness that will be released on the iPad, presenting users with interactive content on fitness and nutrition. The Digi-Mag, sponsored by POWERADE ZERO (TM), will include features that will coach...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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