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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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7 of the Most Unhealthy, Cancer-Causing Foods

Let's face it: it's challenging to eat all-healthy foods all the time. Sometimes we just want an easy pre-processed meal for a late dinner, while other times we choose to indulge in a junky treat as a…

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Can Soda Cause Cancer?

With the July 4th holiday just behind us and soda a constant part of the menu (Americans consumed 9.4 billion cases of soft drinks in 2009), and Mayor Bloomberg pushing hard to limit the largest size …

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Drink Downsizing: Is the Proposed NYC Soda Ban a Good Thing?

Without a doubt, the consumption of sugary soda drinks is a major contributing factor to what is deemed as our current “obesity epidemic.” And when you consider consumers are routinely buying such sod…

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