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Here’s the Way Diet Soda Can be Just as Bad For You as Crack

  Diet soda is supposed to be the healthy alternative to calorie heavy regular sodas. But, as scientists are discovering over and over again, what diet soda lacks in empty calories it makes up…

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The Dark Side of Food Colors

The next time you’re at a child’s birthday party, notice the beautiful array of cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, all showcasing a rainbow assortment of artificial colors.  While they may make these sweet…

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15 Surprising Uses for Seltzer & Club Soda

  Have some extra seltzer or club soda in the fridge? Put it to good use with these helpful and surprising tips! Do you have a favorite way to use seltzer or club soda? Tell us about it in the…

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NYC Soda Ban Goes Flat

Just a day before New York City was supposed to get un-super-sized on its soda consumption with a controversial proposal, championed by Mayor Bloomberg, to limit the size of sugary drinks served in re…

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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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Pepsi Unveils a Weight-Loss… Soda!

  When you think about losing weight, drinking soda pop isn't exactly the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, it's probably way up there with fast food cheeseburgers and doughnuts as thin…

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Is The Soda Ban A Good Idea?

If you're interested in healthy eating - or if you live in the New York City metropolitan area - you're no doubt aware of the recent controversy surrounding the city's ban on soda and other sugary dri…

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How Soda Impacts Your Health (Infographic)

What happens when you drink soda? A lot of things. This infographic breaks down the various health effects of that sip of soda on your body, from your teeth to your heart to your bones. Scary stuff! …

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Quenching Our Thirst for Soda

My father liked to wager bets…with his kids. Granted these were playful bets that rarely put us children on the losing end of the wager. Still, from a child’s perspective, it was good clean fun. One w…

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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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