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American Cancer Society Requests Research on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

The American Cancer Society (ACS) believes that the health risks of drinking soda should be viewed by U.S. health officials in the same way that they viewed the health risks of using tobacco in the 1960s.

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.

Thanksgiving Conversation Starter: Is It Time to Ban Soda Ads on Prime Time Television?

Laurie David | Posted 01.23.2012 | Home
Laurie David

Corporations are no longer allowed to advertise cigarettes on TV due to the potential impact it could have on our kids. When it comes to hard liquor, the government didn't ban it, the companies did it voluntarily. So, isn't it sugary sodas' turn?

'Dixie Elixirs' Dispensing Marijuana-Laced Sodas

Robert Sietsema at the Village Voice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Discovery.com reveals that a Colorado soft-drink manufacturer called Dixie Elixirs is preparing a line of marijuana-laced sodas for a medical marijuan...

Is Soda Food?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Soda is not cocaine, or tobacco, but it is an at least nominally addictive substance, corrosive if not abruptly toxic to health, and devoid of any nutritional value food assistance is intended to help obtain.

NY May Ban Sugary Drinks From Food Stamp Buys

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Using food stamps to buy sodas, teas, sports drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages would not be allowed in New York City under a...

Pepsi Will Remove High-Calorie Sodas from Schools by 20

walletpop.com | Sarah CoffeyMar 17th 2010 at 6:00AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PepsiCo, the world's No. 2 soft-drink maker, says it is removing its full-calorie sweetened drinks from schools in more than 200 countries by 2012. Th...