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2013-02-24 23:01:47

Organic Angels owners Scott and Sarah Butler have praised the recent joint health initiative aimed at Australia's rising obesity and diabetes crises. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Three of Australia's leading health organisations recently released recommendations and launched a new television campaign to tackle soft drink overconsumption. Calling for immediate action, the Cancer Council, Diabetes Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia have jointly targeted...

2013-02-20 23:00:40

Initial Testing Indicates Taste is Out of this World®! Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Fuzzee Bee Beverage Company, the makers of ZUN® energy drink, have decided to evolve the ever growing, popular brand into an all-natural, low calorie, caffeine free, “pop”, packed in a kid friendly (non glass), eye catching package. ZUN POP® proposes low calories and big taste, with 5 new Incredibly Refreshing®, Out of This World® flavors. The product formulation is...

2013-02-13 08:29:19

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 10:00 A.M. ET February 13, 2013 WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration led by the Center for Science in the Public Interest regarding caloric sweeteners in beverages, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement: Statement: "Everyone has a role to play in reducing obesity levels - a fact completely ignored in this petition. This is why the beverage industry...

2013-02-12 23:02:47

Juice and diet soda aren't the right tools to use in the fight against childhood obesity, Grins chief says. Grins offers a better alternative with fewer than half the calories of a glass of apple juice. Many schools have already embraced Grins as a healthy option to help kids stay hydrated. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Grins, a better-for-you beverage with a growing following among schools and retailers on the East Coast, has a bone to pick with the U.S. Department of...

2013-02-08 23:03:20

In addition to already meeting and in most locations exceeding the USDA guidelines, Fresh Healthy Vending also specializes in creating menus for their machines that adhere to specific Local, County, School District and Specialty Dietary Guidelines. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 The USDA recently launched the Smart Snacks in Schools regulations, part of the 2010 Healthy Hungry Free Kids Act. The new rules will regulate what is sold in vending machines and school cafeterias. Vending...

2013-02-05 20:20:57

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to "Artificial Sweeteners Versus Regular Mixers Increase Breath Alcohol Concentrations in Male and Female Social Drinkers," a paper appearing in the April issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement: "This paper, which looks at only 16 people, does not show that mixing diet soft drinks with alcohol causes increased intoxication. Rather,...

2013-01-26 23:03:59

Following Coca-Cola´s announcement of their campaign to promote healthier living with their “Coming Together” ad, Lorna Kleidman, three time kettlebell champion, urges consumers to remember that “Coca-Cola is still soda.” Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 On January 25, kettlebells trainer Lorna Kleidman offers a response to a Post-Gazette article which discusses a new Coca-Cola ad campaign aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles. According to Post-Gazette,...

2013-01-18 16:22:27

CORONA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) said in a statement today that the recent Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) report on so-called energy drink-related emergency department visits is highly misleading and does not support any conclusion that energy drinks are unsafe for consumers. The DAWN report does not provide enough information to determine the nature of patients' complaints, the amount of caffeine consumed from all sources, or...

2013-01-17 20:22:33

DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just as the nation's largest soda producer launches an advertising campaign applauding their role in addressing obesity, public health advocates are challenging them and their industry cohorts to step from behind the public relations curtain and make real, constructive changes that will have a meaningful impact on the nation's obesity epidemic. "The Coca Cola Company admits in their new advertising campaign that there is a serious...

Emergency Room Visits Linked To Energy Drink Consumption On The Rise, According To Government Report
2013-01-16 16:26:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It´s probably a good bet that most of us have relied on the pick-me-up boost a caffeinated beverage offers every now and again. It´s also likely that many of us rely on such beverages more than not. For those of us who do drink more than our fair share of caffeine-laced energy drinks, coffees, and colas, it´s probably also a good idea to check out the latest information from a recent government report. The report in...