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Aspartame Isn’t Safe…Unless You Ask Coca-Cola

Photo Courtesy of: iStock/Thinkstock Earlier this year, Coca-Cola Company rolled out an ad campaign encouraging people to unite in the fight against obesity. The irony of the situation was not lost o…

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Death by Coca-Cola

A New Zealand woman, Natasha Harris, recently died due to excessive Coca-Cola consumption (at least in part).  The New Zealand coroner ruled that the woman's death was partially attributed to the 10 l…

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How is Coke Fighting Obesity?

If you were to informally poll reasonably informed Americans about what exactly were the causes of the lasting obesity epidemic in this country, more pointedly, who in the world of corporate foods was…

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Irony Alert: Coca-Cola Ad Says It’s Helping to Fight Obesity

In an effort to soften its reputation as being one of the main causes of the childhood obesity epidemic, this week Coca-Cola released a new series of ads directly addressing the issue. It is the first…

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Is Drinking Soda Worse Than Smoking?

Photo Courtesy Of: Comstock/Thinkstock Soda, which is loaded with sugar primarily in the form of high fructose corn syrup, is a leading contributor to the rising rates of obesity, diabetes, heart di…

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Peanuts & Coke, Plus Other Odd Food Combinations

Without argument, kids like to exploit weird food combinations, and most of these have to do with junk food. Growing up I had a friend who enjoyed semi-stale Oreos, crunched into bits, along with pret…

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Ordering Up a Soda Revolution

Along with fatty, salty and sugar-laden junk food, sodas have been suitably implicated in the current obesity epidemic that is washing over the country (as well as much of the world). With high sugar …

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Coke Votes to Keep Toxic BPA

It’s not bad enough that Coca-Cola produces some of the most health-damaging beverages available for consumption – now it has ignored scientific evidence and a quarter of its own shareholders’ wishes …

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The Real Thing? Has Coca-Cola’s Secret Recipe Been Blown?

Where did the Easter Island statues come from? Was there a second gunman on the grassy knoll? Is the Bermuda Triangle real? These timeless questions will be asked again and again without any definitiv…

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I have little interest in most "whole grain" breads because most of them taste lousy. I'll stick wi…

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Some good advice here. Whole foods especially organic foods are always the better choice.

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