News tagged with sugary drinks

Soda war activists look to tobacco as model

Soft drinks should be targeted like tobacco with consumer warning labels that spell out the risk of obesity and other maladies, American advocates of a war on soda say.

Jun 06, 2014
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State court considers restoring NYC big-soda ban

New York City officials urged the state's top court on Wednesday to reinstate the city's ban on big sodas, arguing that the local Board of Health has authority to restrict products that make people obese and contribute to ...

Jun 04, 2014
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Fruit juice – just another sugary drink?

(Medical Xpress)—Drinking fruit juice is potentially just as bad for you as drinking sugar-sweetened drinks because of its high sugar content, two medical researchers from the University of Glasgow have ...

Feb 11, 2014
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Caffeine common in US kids, youths; mainly soda

Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became ...

Feb 10, 2014
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People respond to tax on unhealthy foods

(Medical Xpress)—Excise taxes on unhealthy foods – combined with public-service anti-obesity advertising – might cut calories and cholesterol from Americans' lunch menus.

Nov 27, 2013
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Texting your way to weight loss

If the idea of keeping a food and exercise diary keeps you from joining a weight-loss program, there may be a better way.

Nov 18, 2013
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Kids who sleep more, may eat less, new study finds

It seems everyone is looking for a culprit when it comes to childhood obesity: fast food, sugary drinks, super-sized everything. But it turns out part of the blame may lie with the simple matter of turning out the lights ...

Nov 04, 2013
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