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2010-04-22 10:35:00

GLOUCESTER, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The beverage industry is under attack from all sides. Schools are taking high sugar drinks out of cafeterias. Many parents refuse to buy sodas and caloric juice drinks. Legislators are looking at taxing sodas and other beverages.

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2010-01-01 13:00:00

A new report suggests that studies reporting a link between sugar-sweetened beverages and weight gain have garnered a lot of attention but research on the issue has actually yielded mixed results.

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2009-09-09 07:10:00

In a recent interview, President Obama alluded to the possibility of a “sin tax” on sugary carbonated beverages as a measure to curb obesity rates in the US.

2009-07-08 05:30:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "You are what you drink." That's the implication of major new studies indicating that what you drink may be as important as what you eat when it comes to health problems like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and many others, according to Dr.

2008-12-31 11:50:15

The number of U.S. adults consuming sugar-sweetened beverages such as soft drinks, fruit drinks and punches has increased dramatically, researchers said.

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2008-12-11 14:34:34

Over the past two decades, the number of adults consuming sugar-sweetened beverages such as soft drinks, fruit drinks and punches has increased dramatically.

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2008-10-07 07:45:00

Despite efforts to include more healthy choices at schools, standard offerings from vending machines – including fruit juices – are giving students more calories than they need.

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2008-06-02 10:30:00

A recent study published in Pediatrics and led by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are an increasingly large part of children and teens' diets. Teens who consume SSBs, which include sodas, fruit drinks and punches, and sports drinks, drink an average of 356 calories per day, a significant increase from 10 years earlier.

2006-03-10 17:23:18

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2006-03-09 15:17:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study shows that adolescents who regularly consume sugar-sweetened soda have no trouble switching to sugar-free soda if provided the opportunity -- and making the switch may lead to weight loss, especially among heavier teens.


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