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Orange Soda Taste Test: The Psychologically Twisted Results

Posted 10.25.2013 | Taste

We're hanging our heads at the No. 1 result, guys.

Pepsi-Flavored Cheetos Exist, Prepare For The Apocalypse

Foodbeast | Posted 10.14.2013 | Taste

Why stop at mashing together some of the snack world's most classic offerings?

Coke Defends Controversial Ingredient

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Coca-Cola plans to run its first ad defending the safety of artificial sweeteners on Wednesday, a move that comes as the company looks to ...

The City to Appeal Appellate Court Ruling on Sugary Beverages

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

New York City became the first city to almost make supersize soda cups a thing of the past. But an ...

The Best Sodas, In Order

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

You only have yourselves to blame.

Diet Soda May Be Worse For You Than Regular Soda

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Diet soda may seem like a far healthier alternative to regular pop, but a new study warns that this may not be the case at all. In fact, according...

Beyonce Responds To Pepsi Backlash

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.11.2013 | Entertainment

Beyonce Knowles Carter was a big part of Michelle Obama's Let's Move fitness campaign, a decision that would later be called into question when the si...

Starbucks Testing Sodas

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

Months after we heard rumors that Starbucks was experimenting with handcrafted sodas in Seattle, The Wall Street Journal confirms that the Seattle-bas...

Would the Bloomberg Soda Ban Unfairly Target Poor People?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The interesting question a new study set out to answer focuses on the argument that the so-called soda ban isn't fair because it disproportionately affects low-income people.

Mayors Urge Congress To Limit Food Stamp Use For Soda

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda ...

Why a Cap on Sugary Drinks May Work

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Obesity and diabetes are major public health problems in the city of New York as well as in other parts of the U.S., and limiting the sizes of sugar-sweetened drinks is certainly worth trying.

Research Shows Billions Are Affected by Oral Health Conditions

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

In all areas throughout the world, there is an urgent need for community knowledge and response to oral health conditions, as many of these factors affect an individual's overall health.

What's the Future of Soda?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Gregg S. Lipman

There's an opportunity for you, challenger brand, to take advantage of the backlash against soda and create a little niche for yourself. Innovate around where the audience is, from Gen Y- and Z-ers to helicopter parents who couldn't imagine anything as toxic as soda touching their children's lips.

LOOK: Food Portions Are Out Of Control

Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By Editors To say that we are a Supersized nation is an understatement. We all know that most things food-related -- from our serving...

The Cherry Vanilla Creme Soda We Adore

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 05.10.2013 | Taste

'But mom, that soda is natural.'

Sugary Drinks Linked to Over 180,000 Deaths Worldwide

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Many people mistakenly believe that as long as you are drinking fruit juice, it's healthy even though it's sweet, but this is a dangerous misconception.

Poutine-Flavored Soda?!

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.02.2013 | Weird News

We at HuffPost are no strangers to crazy sodas. Seriously, we've drunk buffalo wing and bacon soda in the name of journalism and we're not afraid to d...

Malcolm Gladwell, Proof and Soda

Michael Hobbes | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Hobbes

Starting in the 1990s, governments started taking tobacco prevention seriously. They removed vending machines, taxed cigarettes, banned smoking in bars and prevented marketing anywhere kids might see it. I think in the next 10 years you'll see the same thing with soda.

Courtney Lost 107 Pounds: 'I Am Really Living Life'

Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at and you could be featured on the site! Name: Courtney Dyer Ag...

Coca-Cola Exporting Its Cultural Leadership to Third World

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

Even a former Coca-Cola marketing executive quit amid public mea culpa's for the harm he was doing by pushing Coke in the poverty-stricken pavelas in Brazil. It seemed Coke might be doomed.

20 Plausible News Stories From 2020

Greg Jacobs | Posted 05.26.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Jacobs

NYU's new president will have lowered tuition 10 percent since peak levels in 2016. The Village still hates the school, but sentiments are starting to change.

What Big Soda Learned From the Marlboro Man

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Food isn't tobacco. And Coca-Cola isn't Philip Morris. But the playbook is the same, and we ignore it at our peril.

Empty Calories: What's Missing From the Debate Over NYC's Soda "Ban"

Anim Steel | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York
Anim Steel

The lack of youth voices in the coverage of the NYC soda ban should also be a wake up call to those of us fighting for real food. We need to do a better job of organizing our disparate community efforts into a force that can't be ignored.

Fighting Obesity in New York City One Cup at a Time

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It is unclear how long it will take before a decision is reached. While I do hope that the decision is made in favor of the city, regardless of the outcome, Mayor Bloomberg and the city accomplished a great deal.

Aspartame Pathway

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Coca-Cola notes that "when aspartame is digested, the body breaks it down into aspartic acid, phenylalanine and methanol" -- and it is methanol that is one of the root problems with aspartame.