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2009-11-12 19:05:48

Free link to science-based content on HSPH's popular nutrition source website suggested In his November 9, 2009 letter, Willett, chair of the Department of Nutrition at HSPH and a professor at Harvard Medical School, suggests that AAFP provide a link on its website to HSPH's popular Nutrition Source website (www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource), which contains multiple pages of easy-to-read content for lay people on how to achieve a healthy diet. The healthy beverages section of the site,...

2009-09-14 12:46:48

Organizers of a mass cancan in Scotland said nearly 10,000 people participated in the dance to set a world record. Officials with soft drink company IRN-BRU said the main event at Sunday's Can Clan festival in Glasgow, which also featured live music and free IRN-BRU for participants, was a five-minute cancan performed by nearly 10,000 people and confirmed as a record by a Guinness World Records adjudicator in attendance. Robin Barr, who oversaw the Can Clan for IRN-BRU, praised the festival...

2009-09-08 08:32:00

DOLTON, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple Rush Co., Inc. (Pink Sheets: APRU), is pleased to announce that the Company will be starting up the canned production, later this month, of the three top selling flavors of its organic sparkling 100% juice drink products: Original Apple, Pomegranate and Cranberry. The Company expects to add several new flavors in to its canning operation by the end of the year. The Company, to this point, has produced its entire, all natural, organic...

2009-07-09 11:47:00

LONDON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Planalytics, Inc. announced today that Cott Beverages Ltd. ("Cott UK") has subscribed to Planalytics' Consumer Insights(SM) Platform. Cott UK, a subsidiary of Cott Corporation, one of the world's largest non-alcoholic beverage companies, is using the service to analyze and plan for weather's impact on consumer demand for its products. Planalytics, through its Weather-Driven Demand (WDD) indices, quantifies how much the weather alters consumer buying...

2009-07-08 13:11:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald M. Barr is recognized in the Continental Who's Who among Business Leaders. Donald is the President of Barr & Barr, Inc. Barr & Barr has been a family owned Building Company for three generations, and has become one of the Northeast's most respected construction firms and the builder of choice for many clients. In addition to his company's great successes, Donald takes pride in Barr & Barr's ability to understand each client's goals and...

2009-06-24 10:33:00

"Superfruit" Beverages Expand Beverages Holdings' Wholesome Offerings CINCINNATI, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverages Holdings, LLC, the parent company of the Sunny Delight Beverages Co., Veryfine Co. and The Elations Company LLC, announced today that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Bossa Nova Beverage Group, Inc., a Los Angeles-based company that pioneered the "superfruits" segment of the beverage category with its original acai juice. Terms of today's agreement were not...

2009-06-19 20:58:04

The Liquid Candy Tax Calculator shows policymakers and the public how much the government could raise by taxing sugary drinks, a U.S. advocacy groups said. Officials at the Center for Science in the Public Interest in Washington said that federal and state governments should levy excise taxes on soda and other sugary drinks both to raise revenues to pay for health coverage and prevention programs and also to decrease consumption of products that promote obesity. For example, the online tool...

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2009-06-06 07:50:00

Greek doctors have found that consuming multiple liters of cola-containing soft drinks per day can result in chronic loss of potassium in the body, contributing to muscle frailty and even paralysis, Reuters reported. Some may think that "excessive soft drink consumption at this level is so rare that it is not a public health issue," writes the author of an attending editorial in the International Journal of Clinical Practice, "we have every reason to think that it is not rare." Six published...

2009-06-04 14:34:00

Fruit2O(R) Essentials(TM) Offers Nutritional Benefits and Flavor of Fruit in a Zero-Calorie Fortified Water CINCINNATI, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- From the creators of Fruit2O(R), the original fruit flavored water, comes a new fortified water unlike any other - Fruit2O(R) Essentials(TM) - providing nutrients found in two servings of fruit with zero calories in each bottle. Studies have shown that 80 percent of Americans do not drink the recommended eight glasses of water a day, and as much as...

2009-04-14 13:54:00

Make Soda at Home - Eliminate Waste, Travel Emissions PRECYCLING: THE TREND FOR THIS EARTH DAY HOUSTON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- More and more people are avoiding bottled water and now you can also reduce -- or even eliminate -- soda bottles and cans. Just in time for Earth Day, Sodastream has brought its revolutionary line of home soda makers to retail locations nationwide, including all Kohl's stores, bringing PRECYCLING to a national level. PRECYCLING -- eliminating waste at its...