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Great Legs, Gross Teeth: Endurance Runners and Tooth Decay

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Runners have a contagious energy, an unusually positive outlook on life, and let's face it -- they look good in their spandex shorts. But, according to dentists and health professionals, runners and other endurance athletes are more prone to tooth decay and dental problems than the rest of the population.

More Evidence Sports And Energy Drinks May Be Bad News For Teens

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Teens who throw back sports or energy drinks on the regular are more likely to consume other sugary drinks, smoke cigarettes and spend more time in fr...

6 Things You Didn't Know About Gatorade

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.19.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

OK, so you probably already know the basics of the Gatorade story, but just let's recap.

What Are The Olympics Teaching Your Kids About Food?

Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

What's the message of these ads? That if you eat enough Chicken McNuggets you'll become a Olympian? That taking a bite of fast food is somehow as thrilling as receiving the highest athletic honor awarded on an international stage?

Do Star Athletes Eat the Junk They Endorse?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

An athlete isn't just a celebrity. His endorsement carries with it a healthy halo, associating the food and drink he's supporting with fitness and vigor, and creating a confusing mixed message.

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.

BVO and the Right Dose of Worry

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

BVO is much in the news of late. This is the ingredient a teenage girl noticed in her Gatorade, prompting her to find out what it was. Her investigation revealed potential health risks associated with BVO, and she started an online petition to get this ingredient out of her sports drink.

Without Real Change, New Coke Ad Bubbles With Hypocrisy

Dr. Harold Goldstein | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste
Dr. Harold Goldstein

If Coca-Cola is serious about making a genuine contribution to solving the nation's obesity epidemic, here are seven steps that will put substance behind their latest campaign.

WATCH: The Truth About Sports Drinks, From Terri Walsh

Posted 08.20.2013 | MarloThomas

Is it healthy to drink Gatorade and Powerade when you're working out? Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh explained why she doe...

Fewer U.S. Students Buy Sodas, Sports Drinks Still A Problem

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | Education

* Sodas in middle and high schools down more than 50 pct * Sugary sports drinks still widely available By Susan Heavey ...

The Truth About Coconut Water And Coconut Milk, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Lately, everyone seems to be talking about the health benefits of coconut water and coconut milk. Are they both really healthy? Health and nutrition e...

Better Than A Sport Drink? 7 Healthier Picks To Power Up Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living

After a tough workout at the gym, many people reach for a sports drink. You know the ones; those technicolor fruit drinks, most often labeled with an ...

What To Drink, When

EatingWell | Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

So what type of beverage is best? Find out when you should use energy or sports drinks, coconut or electrolyte waters, juice, milk or just plain water.

Catherine Pearson

Coconut Water Not the Magic Hydration Bullet It's Claimed To Be: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living

A new consumer report analyzing coconut water claims it is not all it's cracked up to be, finding that two of the three most popular brands had far fe...

All-Natural Sports Drinks To Beat The Heat

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

For the summer heat, there are simple, delicious and nutrient-rich drinks parents can mix at home using just a blender. Unlike many store-bought, lab-created, "functional beverages" these homemade versions are all-natural.

How Dental Health Can Affect Your Whole Body

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Taking good care of your teeth is a good way to avoid toothaches, expensive trips to the dentist and tooth loss in old age. But there is another reason to practice good oral health: It can affect the health of your whole body.

Kids Shouldn't Have Sports Or Energy Drinks: Report

Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living

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Beer at the Finish Line?

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea Metcalf

A Bavarian brewmeister is touting its no-alcohol beer as the latest sport drink for athletes, handing it out at the finish line of sporting events and touting its regenerative benefits.

Coconut Water: Myth Or Miracle?

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-calorie, super-hydrating, naturally rich in electrolytes -- the touted benefits of America's latest health craze, coco...

PepsiCo To Add Low-Cal Varieties Of Gatorade, Propel Water

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PepsiCo Inc., the nation's second biggest soft drink company, is adding a new low-calorie version of Gatorade and a bottled water with caffeine and vi...