Soda and Cancer?

Soda and Cancer?

Or try Fooducate’s Online Nutrition App! The American Cancer Society recently called on the US Surgeon General to conduct a comprehensive review on the effects sugary drinks have on obesity. Dick Woodruff, vice president of federal affairs for the ACS’s advocacy arm said: “There is an … Continue reading

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Coming Soon? Whey Protein Soft Drinks

Coming Soon? Whey Protein Soft Drinks

The beverage industry, for those of you who aren’t aware, is a multi-billion dollar business. Whether it’s fruit juice, soda pop, or bottled water, consumers spend a lot of money on hydration every day. Beverage marketers spend gazillions advertising their … Continue reading

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The Politics of Gatorade in Schools

The Politics of Gatorade in Schools

By law, California schools prohibit the sale of sugary soft drinks in schools during school hours. The idea was to have kids drink water and juice. But overwhelmingly, the replacement has been “sports” drinks, which are nothing more than sugar … Continue reading

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The Beverage Industry Against Soda Taxes – Mom n’ Pop Shops, “Bribes”

The Beverage Industry Against Soda Taxes – Mom n’ Pop Shops, “Bribes”

It seems like soda tax propositions are popping up like mushrooms after spring showers across the country. And everywhere they do, the beverage industry is there, like a wild boar, ready to stomp them down. Last week, Philadelphia mayor Michael … Continue reading

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What’s the Opposite of an Energy Drink?

What’s the Opposite of an Energy Drink?

It’s unbelievable how the $50 billion beverage industry keeps coming up with new products and inventions to entice consumers with. The fastest growing segment in the past few years has been energy drinks, but it’s beginning to flatten. Will relaxation … Continue reading

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Inside the Label – R.W. Knudsen Sparkling Essence

Inside the Label – R.W. Knudsen Sparkling Essence

  Each year, 18,000 new products are introduced to supermarkets across the country. With temperatures rising and summer almost here, beverage manufacturers are in high gear, promoting their new drinks. (Our local waterworks are not so industrious. Same old tap … Continue reading

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