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Monster Energy Drink Is A Killer In A Can
2012-10-23 13:25:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sure, their ads promote a certain “extreme” lifestyle, full of rock and roll and motorbikes, but new reports issued to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are now linking Monster high energy drink to the deaths of 5 people in the last year alone, according to a report from Bloomberg. According to reports, each of the 5 victims had consumed Monster energy drinks just before their deaths. Shelly Burgess, a...

Soda Ban In NYC Prompts Beverage Industry Lawsuit
2012-10-14 06:18:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Carbonated soda manufacturers, restaurant owners, and industry advocacy groups are among those who have banded together to file a legal challenge against New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's attempt to ban the sale of supersized sugary drinks at most dining locations city-wide, various media outlets reported late last week. According to New York Times writer Michael M. Grynbaum, the soft-drink industry and business owners filed a...

Soda Machines To Get Calorie Count Labels
2012-10-08 14:33:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Soda consumers in Chicago and San Antonio are about to become more aware of how many calories are jammed into those sugary beverages after their vending machines get a calorie count makeover. The major cities' municipal buildings will be among the first in the nation to get calorie count displays on their vending machines due to a new program backed by major beverage manufacturers. Coca-cola Co is joining the initiative, along with...

Sugary Sodas Lead To An Increased Risk Of Obesity
2012-09-24 13:02:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study has confirmed a link between sugary sodas, and genetic susceptibility to high body mass index (BMI) and increased risk of obesity. The team wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine that their findings reinforce the view that environmental and genetic factors shape obesity risk. "Our study for the first time provides reproducible evidence from three prospective cohorts to show genetic and dietary...

2012-09-18 23:09:27

Addressing the obesity epidemic by preventing excess calorie consumption with government regulation of portion sizes is justifiable and could be an effective measure to help prevent obesity-related health problems and deaths, according to a Viewpoint in the September 19 issue of JAMA, and theme issue on obesity. Thomas A. Farley, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, presented the article at a JAMA media briefing. "Americans consume...

2012-09-16 23:02:52

Following the announcement that Baylor hospitals in the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, areas would no longer carry sugary drinks or sugar-sweetened sodas, Massage School San Diego has released a top 10 list noting the unhealthiest side effects of soda, in hopes of encouraging better eating and drinking habits. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 Baylor hospitals in the Dallas and Fort Worth areas of Texas will no longer provide sugary drinks or sugar-sweetened sodas in facility vending...

2012-09-14 23:02:19

The advent of the global financial crisis has caused widespread damage to most manufacturing industries in Australia. The Bottled Water Manufacturing industry's growth over the past five years has been a mixed bag. Buoyed mostly by ongoing consumer desire for healthy, convenient beverages, the industry also faced adverse downward pressure from volatile economic conditions and low consumer sentiment. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Bottled...

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2012-09-13 18:10:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Say goodbye to that super-duper, mega-sized soda, New Yorkers. Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to ban the super-sized soft drinks has been approved. New York City's Board of Health approved the mayor's proposal to ban large, sugary beverages that are sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts. "NYC's new sugary drink policy is the single biggest step any gov't has taken to curb #obesity,"...


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