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One Soda A Day Linked To 22 Percent Increase In Diabetes Risk
2013-04-25 14:15:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Proponents of New York mayor Michael Bloomberg´s soda ban have more evidence to support their case, as a recently published European study found that a daily 12-ounce serving of soda can raise an individual´s risk of diabetes by 22 percent. “It´s alarming,” lead author Dora Romaguera of Imperial College, London told Bloomberg News. “Most people are not really aware of the dangers of these drinks.”...

Caffeine's Role In Cognitive Function And Enjoyment Of Food
2013-04-23 05:23:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Does drinking coffee, tea, soda or energy drinks impact an individual´s cognitive performance or his or her enjoyment of certain types of foods? Those questions were examined by experts who presented their research Monday at the Experimental Biology 2013 conference in Boston, Massachusetts. In the first study, Jennifer Temple, an assistant professor at University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, and...

2013-04-05 23:01:39

Kettlebell trainer Lorna Kleidman responds to research findings that link the consumption of sugary drinks with serious health risks such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 On April 5, 2013, Lorna Kleidman responds to an article released by Time Healthland discussing the reported links between sugary beverages and various health risks. The Time Healthland article discloses the findings of the American Heart Association's research into the impact of...

2013-03-29 23:02:19

More than 25,000 people die every year in the United States from preventable diseases, according to a recent study released by Harvard´s School of Public Health and made public by multiple media outlets, including USA Today, in March 2013. In his latest article, “A Big Gulp of Death” attorney Richard P. Console Jr. digs into the data involving obesity in the United States and the occurrences of chronic disease. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 More than 25,000 people die...

2013-03-27 23:01:43

Kettlebell expert Lorna Kleidman releases a statement responding to recent studies which linked energy drinks to deaths and hospitalizations related to high blood pressure and erratic heartbeats. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 On March 27, 2013, kettlebell champion Lorna Kleidman releases a statement in response to recently announced findings which show that certain energy drinks can negatively impact blood pressure, and may also cause erratic heartbeats. According to an article on...

2013-03-24 23:02:56

America´s leader in the Healthy Vending industry provides healthy balanced choices through their patented vending machines. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 Grow Vending, a pioneer in the healthy vending industry, is working in coordination with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel´s healthy vending challenge. "With multiple operators in the Chicagoland area, we continue our goal of providing healthy, balanced vending choices to residents throughout the city and suburbs. We applaud Mayor...

Report Finds Energy Drinks Responsible For Elevated Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
2013-03-22 07:15:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report is adding weight to growing evidence that energy drinks are bad news for your health. A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) probe has been opened into energy drink makers after several deaths have been blamed on caffeine overload from these popular beverages, and one company — Monster Beverage — has been the center of attention since the death of a 14-year-old Maryland girl in December 2011. The...

Deadly Drink: Consumption Of Sugary Drinks Linked To Deaths Worldwide
2013-03-20 08:27:47

[ Watch the Video: Sugary Drinks Linked To 180,000 Annual Deaths ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Drinking non-diet sodas, sports drinks, fruit drinks, and other sugar-sweetened beverages could be associated with as many as 180,000 deaths worldwide each year, according to a new study led by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health. The study, presented during the American Heart Association´s Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical...

2013-03-19 10:11:03

In fact, it's associated with overweight and obesity in pre-school kids The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association recommend that all children drink low fat or skimmed milk after the age of 2 to reduce their saturated fat intake and ward off excess weight gain. But the evidence to back up this stance is somewhat mixed, say the authors, who wanted to find out whether milk consumption patterns among 2 year olds affected weight gain. Researchers asked the...

2013-03-14 23:02:09

New Operator Rumi Olsen focuses on improving health of Seattle, WA youth. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 In an effort to contribute to the wellness of her community, operator Rumi Olsen has dedicated herself to a new business venture with Sprout Healthy Vending. With machines soon to be available in both schools and YMCA´S throughout the Seattle area, Olsen plans to keep her focus on the youth because of their ability to adapt to change. She believes they will respond well to...

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