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2014-09-25 16:26:25

Effort might help reduce tooth decay CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) is pleased that three leading soda manufacturers recently announced that they hope to reduce the number of calories that Americans consume from sugar-sweetened beverages by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes and drinks with less sugar. The ADA has long-encouraged the public to practice good eating habits to keep their teeth healthy, because frequent...

2014-09-19 23:04:04

Relaxation drink producers face several challenges that have the potential to derail growth, but barring any significant change in regulation, the industry should capitalize on growing demand for performance drinks in the beverage market. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Relaxation Drink Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Relaxation Drink Production industry gathered...

2014-09-17 12:28:01

Experts Applaud Food & Beverage Industry Actions to Improve the Food Environment SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of new research showing that 16 major food and beverage companies have collectively cut 6.4 trillion calories from U.S. food products, The Obesity Society (TOS) issues an official position statement pointing to the pervasive availability of foods high in calories per unit of weight, or energy density, as a contributing factor for...

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2014-09-17 03:00:14

Harry Dayantis, University College London Sugars in the diet should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake to reduce the significant financial and social burdens of tooth decay, finds new research from UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The study, published in the open-access journal BMC Public Health, analyzed the effect of sugars on dental caries, also known as tooth decay. They show that sugars are the only cause of tooth decay in children and...

2014-09-16 12:29:56

-- National Weight Control Registry Investigates Behaviors for Success -- FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of people who have lost substantial weight and kept it off long term finds that low calorie or sugar free beverages were a helpful tool in their weight management efforts, as reported by the study participants. The study was conducted by the National Weight Control Registry (NWCR), which is the largest longitudinal study of people who have lost...

2014-09-12 23:04:49

Parents are encouraged to support healthy choices for the entire family. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (http://www.ohioaap.org) wants to educate parents about the risks associated with childhood obesity, and help them find ways to keep their young ones healthy and active. “More than 23 million children and teenagers in the United States are obese or overweight,...

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2014-08-29 03:45:50

Michael Bernstein, American Chemical Society Now that health advocates’ campaigns against trans-fats have largely succeeded in sidelining the use of the additive, they’re taking aim at sugar for its potential contributions to Americans’ health conditions. But scientists and policymakers are still wrangling over the best way to assuage the nation’s insatiable sweet tooth, according to an article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly news magazine of the American...

2014-08-08 23:08:11

These four tips are for the many women who are trying to add curves and gain weight. Orem, UT (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 For many women, it may be shocking to think that someone would actually want to gain weight. The truth is that there are hundreds of thousands of women that are hoping to add curves and gain weight. CB-1 Weight Gainer gives these four tips to help women gain weight. The first tip is to eat foods high in calories. The key to gaining weight fast is to eat more calories than...

acid erosion from soft drinks
2014-08-06 03:30:35

University of Adelaide Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a "triple-threat" of permanent damage to young people's teeth. For the first time, researchers have been able to demonstrate that lifelong damage is caused by acidity to the teeth within the first 30 seconds of acid attack. The researchers say drinks high in acidity combined with...

2014-07-30 23:03:38

Penny, a teaspoon tax on the sugar added to beverages, is a reasonable and needed approach to encourage beverage manufacturers to offer healthier choices for consumers and support prevention efforts Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 “Today, we have said ¡Basta! (enough) to the unhealthy onslaught of sugary drinks that are being promoted to our children and our families. The SWEET Act is an important step to invigorate the beverage industry to put the health of people first and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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