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Krispy Kreme Doughnut Soda Blows A Hole In What You Know About Junk Food

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.19.2016 | Weird News

Given America’s love for empty calories, the marriage of soda and fried dough seemed inevitable. We just wish we had been invited. Krispy Kreme form...

Here's Another Huge Reason To Ditch Soda For Good

Reuters | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - People who drink lots of soda or other sugary beverages may have a higher risk of developing rare cancers in the gallbladder and bi...

Crystal Pepsi Is Coming Back, Because We're Stuck In The '90s

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.29.2016 | Taste

If the possibility of another Clinton presidency and choker necklaces weren't enough of a '90s throwback for you this summer, don't fret! Crystal Peps...

Want to Buy the World a Coke? Here's How Much That Costs

Quora | Posted 06.21.2016 | Weird News

Given its varying price points throughout the world, how much in USD would it actually cost to buy the world a Coke? originally appeared on Quora - th...

Healthier Drinking - Bottled Water Finally Upsetting Soda In National Popularity Contest

Michael Lazar | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Lazar

It appears that Americans are finally getting on board with healthier drinking. In the latest studies, bottled water is looking to overtake soft drink...

The Biggest Celebrity Shill For Junk Food Will Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living

In the throwback Pepsi commercial above, circa 2003, Beyoncé struts past a drooling teenage boy on her way to indulge in a Pepsi. "I get that a lot,"...

Baltimore's Big Soda Moment: Why Access to Sugary Drink Information is a Civil Rights Issue

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

Baltimore's corners are often associated with the public health threat presented by illicit drug dealing and use but there is another, more unassuming, danger lurking inside corner stores and supermarkets: sugar-sweetened beverages.

Eat and Drink Like a Music Celebrity?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What do the fit, beautiful music celebrities whom our teens admire eat and drink? According to the ads they help make it's junk food and sugary drinks...

How To Turn Water Into Beer With SodaStream's New Product

Tasting Table | Posted 06.07.2016 | Taste
Tasting Table

First, SodaStream took away your excuse for not drinking enough water by turning standard tap water into a glass of bubbly fun. And now--for better or...

Transparency Trumps Sugar: the New Nutrition Label and the Fight Against Obesity

William Dietz | Posted 07.06.2016 | College
William Dietz

Could it be we’re entering a sugar awareness Zeitgeist? That is, are we awakening to the abundance of sugar in the American diet and the toll it can...

Buffett Unwise to Ignore Coke's Obesity Link

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

At the end of the day, it comes down to what "values" are the true metric of "value investing": shareholder return or public health. As a nation we have answered that question for tobacco, but we are clearly still debating it for sugar water.

Does Candy Make Kids Fat?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

To their surprise, the meta-analysis found that the more chocolate and candy kids ate, the slimmer they tended to be. The odds of being overweight or obese were 18 percent lower among the most avid consumers of chocolate and candy.

It's Time for Soda's Superstar Songsters to Change Their Tune

Laurie David | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Laurie David

I don't believe Selena Gomez or Andra Day would intentionally harm a single child, and yet their association with Coke will inevitably set millions of children on a path to poor health. We can't go on letting these stars use their cachet to hook our kids.

Message to Bernie: There's Nothing Populist About Soda Pop

Laurie David | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Laurie David

I love the Bern. I even feel the Bern occasionally. But I'm afraid he unwittingly stumbled into a sticky Big Soda trap last week when he declined to support the soda tax that Philadelphia's popular mayor Jim Kenney is fighting for.

Hillary vs Bernie: Who's Right On the Philadelphia Soda Tax?

Laura Goldman | Posted 04.22.2016 | Politics
Laura Goldman

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed three cent an ounce tax on soda to fund universal Pre-K made national headlines this week when Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton endorsed the tax. Bernie Sanders then came out against the tax labeling it regressive.

Diet Coke Is Perfect Just The Way It Is

Hayden Wright | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Hayden Wright

Aesthetically, Diet Coke is the mainstream soda America never deserved, but we got it anyway. And zero calories! Why would anyone tamper with enduring perfection?

Why Are Sugars in Drinks Singled Out?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

So is it just that liquid sugar lends itself to overconsumption, or does sugar in liquid form pose an especially tough burden on our body's metabolism?

Dr Pepper Falls Victim To Internet Death Hoax

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business

Breathe easy, Peppers: Your beverage of choice isn't going anywhere. Dr Pepper took to Twitter on Monday to crush a rumor that claimed the company ha...

Call Off Your Lawyers and Lobbyists; the Sugar Tax is Here to Stay

Advertising Week | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Jack Carrington, Strategist, 18 Feet & Rising And so it should be. The economist’s argument in favour would be that sugary drinks, like many co...

Fast Food Ads Courtesy of Volunteer Teens

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Not all food is equally photogenic, but fruits, veggies, and many other plant-based ingredients and preparations of healthy foods certainly are -- and they need all the free advertising they can get.

Creating a Generation of Healthy Adults

Leigh Pechillo | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Pechillo

Parents, we are here to influence our children and guide them down a healthy path in life. We need to provide them with healthy choices at home, raise our voices to limit the marketing of unhealthy foods and drinks and provide opportunities for them to get off our couches and move.

Turns Out Diet Soda Appears To Be The Lesser Of Two Evils

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.18.2016 | Healthy Living

If you’re trying to kick sugary sodas, some scientists and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention both recommend swapping them out with a di...

Soda Is Out, Seltzer Is In: 5 Better-for-You Bubblies

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

By Alex Orlov for Life by Daily Burn Love the joyous bubbles and sugary sweetness of diet cola? The calorie-free carbonation seems like a dieter's dr...

Americans Just Aren't Into Soda Anymore | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.27.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Sara G. Miller Published: 02/26/2016 11:39 AM EST on LiveScience Americans appear to be cutting back on sugary sodas and fruit drinks, a new repor...

3 Ways to Protect Your Teeth If You Are Addicted to Seltzer | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living

But lucky for those of who love the stuff, there's no need to go cold turkey. There are a few things you can do to protect your enamel without giving up bubbly water.