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Sugary Drinks Linked Obesity Young CHildren
2013-08-05 13:02:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the association between sugary drinks and obesity has been well-documented among adults, a new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that even 5-year-old children can experience weight problems when they regularly consume sugary drinks. In the study, researchers from the University of Virginia and Columbia University surveyed the parents of 9,600 children born in 2001 when their kids were ages two, four and five years...

2013-08-02 23:16:37

Packard Family Orthodontics encourages patients to find out more about the new “Stop the Pop” campaign initiated by the Missouri Dental Association. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Packard Family Orthodontics has embraced the recent “Stop the Pop” campaign that raises awareness of the ill effects of soda pop, especially for school children. Soda has highly acidic properties that can erode tooth enamel. This acid can continue to attack the teeth for up to 20 minutes after...

2013-07-31 23:27:31

Summarizing the findings of a new report from Purdue University, Health News Wires has published an educational article and video that details the potential dangers of diet sodas, including a higher likelihood of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and high blood pressure, in addition to contributing to weight gain. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Summarizing the findings of a new report from Purdue University, Health News Wires has published an educational article and...

2013-07-30 23:04:18

Taxing sugary beverages may help reduce calories from these beverages in the United States, but the health benefits may be partially offset as consumers substitute with other unhealthy foods, according to a joint study by researchers at RTI International, Duke University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Taxing sugary beverages may help reduce calories from these beverages in the United States, but the health benefits may be...

2013-07-25 23:21:06

Many Americans eat too much sugar, which contributes to obesity, heart disease, and an increased risk for death. Breaking the habit is good for long-term health. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 A sugar-laden diet can be a killer. That's the conclusion of an international study from the Harvard School of Public Health. The authors attributed 180,000 deaths worldwide each year—25,000 in the United States—to consumption of sugary beverages, explains the July 2013 Harvard Women's...

2013-07-16 23:30:14

On July 12th, YahooNews.com published an article, “Does diet soda actually make you gain weight?”, talking about the recent spate of headlines regarding the counter-intuitive effects of diet or non-caloric soft drinks. BelmanInsuranceAdvisor.com looks at both sides of the argument and discusses how this news may affect the insurance industry. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Dr. Susan Swithers believes that diet beverages can make people fat. As detailed on YahooNews.com in an...

Diet Sodas Do Not Help Weight Loss
2013-07-11 13:13:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although the idea of a diet drink sounds good in theory, scientists now say the low-calorie drinks do not actually help you lose weight. A Purdue University researcher recently wrote in the journal Cell Press that diet beverages and other non-caloric, artificially sweetened foods and drink do not help manage weight. "Public health officials are rightfully concerned about the consequences of consuming sugar-sweetened beverages, such...

2013-07-10 19:19:18

More and more Americans are consuming artificial sweeteners as an alternative to sugar, but whether this translates into better health has been heavily debated. An opinion article published by Cell Press on July 10th in the journal Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism reviews surprising evidence on the negative impact of artificial sweeteners on health, raising red flags about all sweeteners—even those that don't have any calories. "It is not uncommon for people to be...


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