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When the Default Isn't Fries and Soda

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What would kids eat if salads and strawberries replaced French fries on the menu? Most of them would order the salad and strawberries, finds a new study.

Why Some Sugary Drinks Leave You Wanting More

Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe Pubbed: May 05, 2015 12:58pm ET on LiveScience. The type of sugar in your drink may affect how much food you want to e...

Mountain Dew's New Drink Looks Like Moonshine, Tastes Like Soda

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.24.2015 | Taste

In the grand quilt that is the heritage of America, Mountain Dew certainly has a patch of fabric. But surely it's a wild, tawdry, neon-green-colored s...

I Drank So Much Soda As A Child That My Veins Collapsed

Andy Campbell | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Andy Campbell

I'd just finished a Mountain Dew, my first love, which I drank whenever I was thirsty. My mom called me to the kitchen for dinner, and I stood up. But as I made my way across the living room, everything got dark. I could feel my heart throbbing in my ears, and then, I felt nothing.

Tricking Parents Into Bad Choices

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Parents usually have their kids' best interest in mind. They want them to grow healthy, acquire eating habits that promote wellness, and have beautiful, strong teeth. So how come kids are drinking so much sugar, an ingredient on the top of the list of foods to consume-less-of?

Coke Pays Nutrition Experts To Say Soda Can Be A Healthy Snack

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business

WTH?!

13 Hacks To Help You Give Up Soda For Good

Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan You know soda's not exactly good for you -- but at the same time, it can be hard to resist. Its sweet taste, pleasant fizz an...

Jillian Berman

Sparkling Water Is The New Soda

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business

The hottest drink in America is water with bubbles. Long a kitchen table staple in European households, sparkling water is making inroads in the U...

No Shame to Big Soda's Game... #MakeItHappy

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Cooper

Don't get me wrong. I absolutely love Kid President. He's adorably funny, spirited, and comes with an amazing story of perseverance -- building a fan ...

Jillian Berman

Here's Why Mountain Dew Will Survive The Death Of Soda

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business

The cult of Mountain Dew is alive and well.

Soda Or Diet Soda? A False Choice

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

What's better to drink, regular soda or diet soda? This is probably one of the most common questions fielded by nutrition and health experts. I think that the answer is clear -- diet soda -- but the choice is a false one.

Drink More Good's Root Beer Syrup: See How It's Done

Sarah Stodola | Posted 01.15.2015 | Taste
Sarah Stodola

How's this for burning the midnight oil: Two nights a week at around nine in the evening, Jason Schuler heads over to the commercial kitchen in down...

Anna Almendrala

If You've Already Cut Out Sugary Drinks, This Should Be Your Next Goal

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living

When Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo entered medical school in 1995, only one in ten teens had the beginning signs of diabetes. Now, 19 years later, one i...

Will Big Soda Learn From Election Day 2014?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Now is the time for the public health community to learn the real lessons from Berkeley.

How Government Can Make It Easier for Americans to Lead Healthier Lives

Laurie David | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Laurie David

Something has to give. We have a serious health crisis in America and it's impacting a whole lot more people than the Ebola virus.

Support Soda Taxes: Avoid Premature Aging

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

I was summoned to the emergency room stat. We tried unsuccessfully for more than 40 minutes to resuscitate the patient. Death by heroin overdose. T...

How To Recreate Soda Shop Classics

Food52 | Posted 12.29.2014 | Taste
Food52

Over at Provisions, we're all about collections of beautiful, useful products to help make the most of good food -- and we don't w...

Here's How McDonald's Cup Sizes Around The World Compare

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste

Not surprisingly, cup sizes in the U.S. have boomed.

Simple Messages Could Convince Kids to Drink Less Sugar

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Teens probably pay the least attention to health warnings, so how can we get the group that drinks the most soda to notice?

Think a Soda Tax Is Regressive? Try Diabetes

Andy Bellatti | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

If the well-being of lower-income Americans is so important to the beverage industry, how about ending the relentless marketing onslaught of sugar-laden and harmful products targeted right at them?

Why I'm Kicking My Diet Coke Can to the Curb

Akhila Satish | Posted 12.15.2014 | Science
Akhila Satish

A study published earlier this month in Nature suggested, controversially, that noncaloric artificial sweeteners could induce glucose intolerance, typified by conditions such as pre-diabetes and diabetes. In other words, the chemicals we developed to cater to a diabetic market may in fact be causing diabetes.

The Soda Tax Wars: Let's Help San Francisco and Berkeley Crush Big Soda

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Opponents of soda taxes say they don't work. They point to a study from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Actually, that study showed that soda taxes do work. Weak soda taxes of three percent, without any accompanying public health campaign, work weakly. But, they work. They decrease soda consumption.

Our Sodas, Stars and Selves: Where the Buck -- and Calories -- Stop

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Big Soda might have said: "We know you are getting fat and sick, and feel we are implicated; but frankly, we don't give a damn as long as you are foolish enough to keep buying what we sell." Actually, that would have been refreshingly honest.

Soda Pledge States the Obvious: We Will Continue to Drink Less Soda

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

I don't begrudge the soda executives their photo op with former President Clinton. But if the companies were really serious about reducing Americans' caloric intake from beverages, they would stop reflexively fighting sensible public health measures, such as taxes, warning labels, and limits on sugars in beverages, that would drive down consumption by 75 percent.

Why Are The Girl Scouts Getting Into the Sugar Bomb Beverage Business?

Laurie David | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie David

The controversy over the Girl Scouts using cookie sales to raise funds may be nothing new, but a new arrangement with Nestlé steps way over the line in its willingness to compromise our children's health for the sake of corporate profits.