In Laura West's household, a 24-pack of Diet Coke lasts about a week. She drinks two or three a day, her 15-year-old-son Michael at least that many.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft drinks, a government study found.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda and have poorer nutrient-intake on days they eat at either fast-food or full-service restaurants, as compared to days they eat meals at—or from—home.
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Soda consumption, TV and video/computer games, and the frequency of meals heavily influenced students' weight in an Indiana University study that examined the impact of a school-based obesity intervention program over an ...
Health Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Soft drink makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to block New York City's move to end the sale of super-sized, sugary drinks in many eateries.
Health Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—People nervously waiting around in New York City hospitals for loved ones to come out of surgery can't smoke. In a few months from now, they can't have a supersized fast-food soda. And soon, they won't even be able ...
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—New York City cracked down on the sale of supersized sodas and other sugary drinks Thursday in what was celebrated by some as a groundbreaking attempt to curb obesity but condemned by others as a blatant ...
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP)—One of New York City's most ambitious efforts to prod residents to live healthier appears poised to pass as a health panel takes up a plan to cut down sales of big-sized sodas and other sugary drinks.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and other diet groups say they are supporting New York City's proposed crackdown on super-sized, sugary drinks.
Health Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—On death row, last meals tend to be high in calories and heavy on meat.
Other Aug 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Preschoolers from low-income neighbourhoods and kids who spend more than two hours a day in front of a TV or video-game console have at least one thing in common: a thirst for sugary soda and juice, according to research ...
Health Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although fewer middle and high schools in the United States make sugary sodas available to students today, other sweet beverages, particularly sports drinks, are still widely available, according ...
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It sounds like a no-brainer: To cut your sugar intake, just switch to foods and drinks with no-calorie, artificial sweeteners. That way, youll still satisfy your sweet tooth without packing on the extra ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Non-nutritive sweeteners like Splenda, Equal and Sweet'N Low may have a role to play in maintaining or even losing weight, as long as people don't use them as an excuse to treat themselves later ...
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0
The human airway is a pretty inhospitable place for microbes. There are numerous immune defense mechanisms poised to kill or remove inhaled bacteria before they can cause problems. But cystic fibrosis (CF) disrupts these ...
Medical research Jul 04, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |