6 Ways a Recent Diet Soft Drink Study Duped the Press

6 Ways a Recent Diet Soft Drink Study Duped the Press

If you want to lose weight, one of the most effective means to do so is to cut liquid calories out of your diet. This means switching from sugary colas and juices to water. When it comes to diet drinks, … Continue reading

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NYC Sued Over Soft Drink Limits

NYC Sued Over Soft Drink Limits

Well, that didn’t take long. After being the first US municipality to limit the size of soft drinks sold in various venues, The city of New York is now being sued by the American Beverage Association and other groups. As … Continue reading

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Studies: Calories from Soft Drinks Directly Contribute to Obesity

Studies: Calories from Soft Drinks Directly Contribute to Obesity

The soft drink industry is under pressure. New York recently authorized a law to limit the portion size of soft drinks sold in movie theaters and restaurants. More regulation and limitations are expected across the nation in the coming months … Continue reading

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Logic FAIL: Sodapop is 90% Water, The Most Important Nutrient

Logic FAIL: Sodapop is 90% Water, The Most Important Nutrient

Last week NPR held an interesting debate about the taxing of sugary soft drinks. Representing the Cokes and Pepsis of the world was Maureen Storey of the American Beverage Association. In her words: Soda is comprised mostly of water. A … Continue reading

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Will New York’s Soda Tax Campaign Succeed?

Will New York’s Soda Tax Campaign Succeed?

Will New Yorkers agree to a tax on sugary soft drinks? That is yet to be determined, but both proponents and opponents are not taking any chances. The Alliance for a Healthier New York is airing the above commercial til … Continue reading

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Soda Tax Saga: Will California Pave the Way to Legislation?

Soda Tax Saga: Will California Pave the Way to Legislation?

If you have not been following the soda tax controversy lately, here’s a quick update. In the past year,  Capitol Hill and even the President have said that taxing sugary soft drinks may be a good way to reduce consumption … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Coke is Stronger than the Government

Here’s Why Coke is Stronger than the Government

Remember the proposed soda tax? The added penny per fluid ounce, generating $50 billion in funds to combat obesity in the next 10 years? Well, forget about it. Never mind obesity. To hell with diabetes. The beverage industry needs to … Continue reading

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New York City to Commuters: Quit Soft Drinks!

New York City to Commuters: Quit Soft Drinks!

New York City is plastering subways with graphic ads depicting human fat pouring out of soda bottles into serving glasses. In a provocative question, the ad asks “Are you pouring on the pounds?” “Sugary drinks shouldn’t be a part of … Continue reading

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