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The Dark Side of Food Colors

The next time youíre at a childís 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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Mountain Dew Wants You to Start Your Day With a Giant Can of Soda

Is there a market for a "breakfast drink" that tastes like soda, looks like an energy drink, and is infused with just enough juice customers can feel less guilty about drinking it in the morning? Mou…

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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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Energy Drink Alternatives (video)

Before you order a shot of espresso or crack open an energy drink, you may want to consider what you're really pouring into your body. Watch this for a quick tip on some healthier ways to boost your e…

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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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Soft Drink Industry = Big Tobacco?

Coca-Cola and Pepsi's social responsibility campaigns are misleading and divert attention from the health risks of their products, a medical journal says. Health Videos by NewsLook   //…

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Can “Fat Taxes” Keep Us Healthy?

Governments around the world are implementing or considering "fat taxes." Denmark and Hungary have already passed legislation to put levies on products considered to be unhealthy (i.e. foods co…

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Homemade Maple Cream Soda

Soda, as well as it may quench and as good as it tastes, sucks--not to mince words or anything. Studies by the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health found that children and ad…

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Diet Soda May Be Linked With Preterm Births

A study recently published in the American Society for Clinical Nutrition concluded that daily consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks could be linked to an increase in risk of preterm deliv…

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Which Drinks Hydrate and Which Donít?

Have you ever wondered if a cup of coffee or tea and milk can substitute as one of your recommended eight glasses of water a day? Most drinks do a good job of hydrating, but the components of some com…

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Thanks Jordyn. It's true that when there's something not quite "healthy" about food, vendors tend to…

I haven't made enough of anything to sell in a VERY LONG time! Plus, yeah, just when I've made some…

Great tips worth listening to. Thanks.