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2012-07-23 06:26:35

Hundreds of New York residents voice their opposition to the soda ban NEW YORK, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Yorkers for Beverage Choices today rallied on the steps of City Hall with hundreds of New Yorkers and business owners who oppose the Bloomberg Administration's proposed beverage size restrictions. The event provided a forum for New York City residents to make their voices heard against the proposed ban on certain sugar-sweetened beverages, like soda, juice...

School Cafeteria: Milk Down, Sugary Drinks Up
2012-07-19 08:59:55

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The school cafeteria has been the center of controversy for the quite some time. From a blog that looked at cafeteria offerings and serving sizes to school health challenges, there is no end to the barrage placed on school administrators and cafeteria ladies. One recent project aimed to look at the beverages that children consume. According to the study featured in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the...

2012-07-13 02:22:18

ATLANTA, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Using low-calorie sweeteners in beverages and other foods has the potential to help people reach and maintain a healthy body weight and is helpful for glucose control for people with diabetes, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. The statement is published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation and the American Diabetes Association journal Diabetes Care, and...

2012-07-11 23:00:43

As coffee and soft drink consumption continues to rise, caffeine abuse becomes a more common problem. Sleep study expert Dr. Dan Naim gives advice on how to avoid sleep deprivation and caffeine abuse. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 The drug caffeine is a widely abused substance which is often overlooked, said Dr. Dan Naim, a sleep study expert in Los Angeles. Common symptoms of caffeine intoxication include insomnia, increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and tremors....

2012-07-11 23:00:42

Soda, energy and fruit drinks all have one thing in common: they´re all high in added sugar. Doctors, researchers and nutritionists make the argument that sugar should not be a major part of the nation´s diet. Simply cutting out soda, energy and fruit drinks reduce sugar consumption and combat weight gain, said Los Angeles weight loss surgeon Dr. Hooman Shabatian. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Excessive sugar consumption may be one of the leading reasons two-thirds...

2012-07-10 23:00:45

New York Medical Malpractice lawyer Brett J. Nomberg, from BBNR Law comments on New York City´s plan to limit the serving size of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages sold at restaurants, movie theaters, food outlets and street carts. The NYC Medical Malpractice lawyers at BBNRLaw have been successfully litigating cases in New York for the last 40 years. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 Mayor Bloomberg as the Democrat turned Republican now serves a party with the notion that...

2012-07-04 23:00:21

TheDailyRadish offers vegetarians the latest news and tips. In their latest blog post, Jenny Sangler announces new information about Bill Clinton´s views on the soda ban and his vegan diet. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 TheDailyRadish.com is one of the world´s most visited Vegetarian blogs. Offering daily tips and news to those enjoying a diet without meat, information can be read directly from their blog, or via a daily digest email. Today, Jenny Sangler at TheDailyRadish.com...

2012-07-04 22:56:46

"The South African government should develop a plan to make healthy foods such as fruit, vegetables, and whole grain cereals more available, affordable, and acceptable, and non-essential, high-calorie, nutrient-poor products, including soft drinks and some packaged foods and snacks, less available, more costly, and less appealing to the South African population," write international health experts in this week's PLoS Medicine. The authors, led by Ehimario Igumbor from the University of the...

2012-07-03 02:23:15

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FitAID Beverages LLC, in conjunction with LifeAID Beverage Company, has announced the launch of FitAID, a "paleo friendly" sports and recovery drink that benefits athletes during their workouts. The company states that the beverage is 100 percent natural, low calorie, and contains 2355mg of active ingredients in the form of vitamins and supplements targeted at enhancing the ten physical attributes of fitness: Cardiovascular endurance,...

Traces Of Alcohol Found In Sodas, Such As Coca-Cola and Pepsi
2012-06-29 05:59:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Soda lovers should beware of what may be found in the sugary drinks. Researchers in France recently revealed that sodas, such as Coca-Cola and Pepsi, have small traces of alcohol. Investigators believe that the findings will cause people to become more concerned about the drinks due to safety, health, or religious reasons. The tests were conducted by the National Institute of Consumption, a Paris-based organization, and showed...