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Bad News For Seltzer Lovers: It’s Not As Healthy As You Think

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living

Drinking seltzer is not the same as drinking water. In an article that devastated HuffPost's bubbly water enthusiasts, The Atlantic reported Monday th...

This Is What Would Happen If You ONLY Drank Soda

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.31.2016 | Healthy Living

Nothing good can come from subsisting solely on soda. Whether diet or regular, research shows that soda contributes to a host of health proble...

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Puzzle

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A more straightforward and less puzzling way to tip Americans towards limiting added sugar would have been to provide a recommendation such as: "choose drinks that contain no added sugars (most of the time)" and "eat sweets and desserts infrequently."

National Parks' Bottled Water Sales Ban Is Bad Policy, Damages Public Health

Dr. Harold Goldstein | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Goldstein

It comes down to this: If we want to reduce the number of plastic bottles sold in parks, then let's ban the sale of all plastic bottles, those containing only water and those filled with liquid sugar.

Sugars Added to 68 Percent of Foods: Here's How to Slash It

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The proposed label changes were up for public comment until the end of October, and the final decision will be out soon. If it passes, already motivated people will have a chance at making better-informed sugar choices.

Maine Wants To Ban Soda, Sweets From Food Stamp Sales

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

Maine would like to stop poor people from using food stamps to buy candy and soda, the latest gambit in Republican Gov. Paul LePage's ongoing cr...

All Pumped Up

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am not much of a couch potato, not only because my wife won't let me eat potatoes on the couch while watching TV, but because I prefer to drink beer in the lounge chair.

Is It Junk Food And Soda That Are Making Us Fat?

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayda Ersoy

The solution is to educate ourselves and give real attention to what we are eating. Knowledge of nutrition can save you time, and money, and certainly your health.

The Rise (And Fall?) of Big Soda

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Marion Nestle's new book, Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (And Winning), takes us on a fascinating, detailed and disturbing journey, tracing the rise of the world's soft drink behemoths, and the damage they have inflicted on the world's health and environment.

Is the Surgeon General "Stepping Up" for Americans, or for Coca-Cola?

Laurie David | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics
Laurie David

Has our nation's top doctor, Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, turned into a spin doctor? His latest public health initiative, the Step It Up campaign to promote walking, is so misleading that it's got me wondering whose health he's protecting: the American people's or the food and beverage industry's?

Homemade Soda Recipes That Are Healthier Than A Can Of Coke

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 08.26.2015 | Taste

Homemade soda is so easy to make, and let's face it, it might be better to drink than a can of say, Coke.  But it's all about the flavor possibil...

Oops! Coke Apologizes After Getting Busted Spending Millions to Manipulate Science

Dr. Harold Goldstein | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Dr. Harold Goldstein

Like a cat caught with the pet canary in its mouth, the world's largest beverage company has guilt written all over its face. With little feathers still floating all over the house, Coca-Cola wants us to believe it is filled with remorse for spending millions of dollars manipulating science.

Industry-Funded Research: Conflict or Confluence?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The great public health imbroglio disclosed over recent weeks, in which widely, highly-regarded scientists were found to be running on Coca-Cola fundi...

Big Soda's Tactics to Confuse Science and Protect Their Profits

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Alessandro Demaio

This is just the latest round of sad but dangerous moves by the sugar drink giant to confuse consumers, stall policy and halt public health.

The Most Important Thing To Do When Changing Your Diet

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Should I Cut Out Everything To Be Healthy?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

What's Something Nutritious That Will Energize Me At Work?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

How To Battle Your Sugar Cravings While At A Restaurant

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Tips On How To Overcome A Sugar Addiction

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

If Sugar Is In Everything, What Am I Supposed To Eat?

Posted 08.12.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Is The Sugar In Fruit Healthy For Us?

Posted 08.11.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Are Diet Sodas And Unsweetened Drinks Good For Us?

Posted 08.11.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

What Is High Fructose Corn Syrup, And Why Is It Bad For Us?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

What Kinds Of Diseases Can You Get From Eating A Lot Of Sugar?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Why Is Sugar Bad For Us, And Why Is It Everywhere?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...