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Scientists Find Another Reason To Avoid Sugary Sodas

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.21.2014 | Science

Soft drinks have been linked to a number of health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. And now a new study suggests that drinkin...

You Might Never Drink Soda Again After Watching This

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Do you know what you're actually putting into your body when you take a gulp of your favorite carbonated sugary drink? Sometimes ignorance is blis...

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...

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...

Rachel Tepper

Will The New 'Stevia' Sprite Really Be Healthier?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Last week's announcement that Coca-Cola would tweak its U.K. Sprite recipe to include stevia as an ingredient comes amid growing concern that sugary s...

Sweet Nothings

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The time has come for the Food and Drug Administration to reevaluate the safety of sugary drinks. That's what the Center for Science in the Public Interest, several dozen nutrition experts, seven local health departments, and 15 nonprofit organizations have asked the FDA to do.

Soda Giant Unveils Breakfast Drink

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 02.27.2013 | Taste

NEW YORK -- If you don't like coffee or tea, Mountain Dew has a new breakfast drink that might perk you up. PepsiCo Inc. is rolling out a new drink c...

Bearing With Coke: Soft Drinks, Hard Choices

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I share my colleagues' visceral opposition to everything Coke. But I think we may be letting our abdominal viscera get the better of vital organs situated higher up.

Why I Won't Listen to Beyonce

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 03.23.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

You would have to be living in a bubble to have missed the news that Beyonce cut a reported $50 million deal with PepsiCo. Although the deal may meet Beyonce's and Pepsi's mutually-beneficial marketing needs, it does not serve the best interests of the U.S. public.

McDonald's and Coca-Cola -- An Unhealthy Alliance

Michele Simon | Posted 09.13.2012 | Home
Michele Simon

While it's obvious that the soda industry would be on the defense, largely missing from the debate so far has been the role of the fast food and restaurant industry as a significant driver of soft drink sales

5 Reasons New York's Soda Ban Will Fail

David Gratzer | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York
David Gratzer

If we want to reverse the obesity epidemic -- as we must -- then the policies we choose must be more nuanced and more positive. Copying the heavy-handed war on tobacco, as Mayor Bloomberg is doing with his war on soda, will fail.

Flavored Waters: The Better Soft-Drink Alternative

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Something must be in the water because it seems everyone is talking about flavored waters -- and we don't mean the ones you buy. People are starting t...

Spring Fever Is Totally Enjoyable Reading

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.01.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

If you are making a list of "must read" books this one should be at the top of your list. It has romance, comedy and drama as well as a surprise here and there.

Too Big To Chug: How Our Sodas Got So Huge

Mother Jones | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home

When McDonald's execs first struck up their lucrative business partnership with the Coca-Cola Company in 1955, they were thinking small—literally. A...

Ginger Ale vs. Ginger Beer: What's The Difference?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Remember what mom would give you to drink when you were a sick kid? It was probably ginger ale. But ginger ale isn't only a soothing remedy for tummy ...

Kick the Can

Laurie David | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Laurie David

In the midst of an epidemic that threatens to kill far too many of our kids, we appeal to the common sense and decency of our celebrities and ask them -- no, beg them -- to stop accepting soda and sugary drink endorsements.

Major Soft Drink Company To Cut Thousands Of Jobs

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

* Q4 adj EPS $1.15 tops Wall St view of $1.13/share * Targets incremental savings of $1.5 bln over 3 years ...

Can Soda Lead To Lung Disease?

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.08.2012 | Healthy Living

If obesity and heart disease haven't stopped you from over-consuming soda, the increased risk of developing a chronic breathing condition just might d...

Family Of Former Soda Executive Found Guilty Of Money Laundering

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

PITTSBURGH -- The wife and son of the former head of bankrupt soft drink maker Le-Nature's were found guilty Tuesday of laundering millions of dollars...

Sugary Beverages and Their Bitter Effects

Eric Ding, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric Ding, Ph.D.

I'm often asked the question, "What is the single most harmful food in our diet today?" The evidence is mounting that it is the excess consumption of sugary beverages in our diet.

WATCH: Soft-Drink Companies Target Black And Hispanic Youth, Study Finds

Posted 12.31.2011 | Black Voices

A new report from Yale University found that beverage companies are targeting children, particularly black and Hispanic youths, in their sales campaig...

15 Sodas You Might Not Know About

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.28.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

The soda industry has not been much of a media darling as of late -- what with our nation's ongoing battle with obesity, and the rising popularity of...

The Case For Taxing Soda And Subsidizing Produce

NYTimes.com | by MARK BITTMAN | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home

What will it take to get Americans to change our eating habits? The need is indisputable, since heart disease, diabetes and cancer are all in large pa...

An All-Natural, Old-Fashioned Soda Syrup Company

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

shared from food. curated. "Not only is it creating a really good beverage, but it's also helping the motion of people getting off the artificial stu...

Donald Rumsfeld and the Strange History of Aspartame

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robbie Gennet

Yes, that Donald Rumsfeld, the "knowns and unknowns" guy who remarkably executed some of the worst decisions in American foreign policy and got a meda...