News tagged with sugary drinks

Mexico City tries to get salt shakers off tables

(AP)—Salt and lime with tequila. Salt with your iced "michelada" beer. Salt and chili on fruit and even candy. Mexicans love salt, so much so that some estimates show them eating nearly three times the ...

Apr 11, 2013
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NYC cigarette plan gets praise, criticism (Update)

(AP)—Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it ...

Mar 19, 2013
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America's new love: Water

It wasn't too long ago that America had a love affair with soda. Now, an old flame has the country's heart.

Mar 11, 2013
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Judge strikes down NYC sugary-drinks size rule (Update)

(AP)—A judge struck down New York City's pioneering ban on big sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, handing a defeat to health-minded Mayor Michael Bloomberg and creating ...

Mar 11, 2013
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Sugar and diabetes risk in children

Sugar may play a more prominent role in the origins of diabetes than anyone realized, according to new research from Stanford, UC-Berkeley and UC-San Francisco. Countries with more sugar in their food supplies have higher rates ...

Mar 11, 2013
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