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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How Junk Food Companies Exploit Americans with Ingredients Banned in Other Countries (Part 1/2)

How Junk Food Companies Exploit Americans with Ingredients Banned in Other Countries (Part 1/2)

This is part one of a two part series of guest posts from Vani Hari, a.k.a. Food Babe. It originally appeared here. Thoughts of outrage, unfairness, disbelief, and ultimately grief consumed me while I was doing this investigation. A list of ingredients … Continue reading

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Surprised? Diet Soda May Increase Chance of Diabetes

Surprised? Diet Soda May Increase Chance of Diabetes

We are not fans of diet drinks. There are many reasons to abstain from them, and a recent study just added another: type 2 diabetes. In a European study of 66,000 women middle age and up, over 14 years, a … Continue reading

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Diet Cran-Energy: Healthy Drink or Another Disappointment?

Diet Cran-Energy: Healthy Drink or Another Disappointment?

Energy drinks are no bastion of health.  Sugar, artificial flavors, artificial colors, artificial sweeteners and tons of caffeine make them a bad choice!  But when we saw Ocean Spray’s Cran-Energy Sparkling drinks, we thought it could be different. Alas, yet … Continue reading

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Argghh!!! Instead of Water, Kids are Switching to Diet Soft Drinks

Argghh!!! Instead of Water, Kids are Switching to Diet Soft Drinks

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  In the last decade, the number of children consuming diet soft drinks has doubled. In 1998, only 6% drank diet cola, but by 2008, the percentage rose to 12.5. For … Continue reading

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Good News/Bad News – Changes in America’s Soft Drink Consumption Habits

Good News/Bad News – Changes in America’s Soft Drink Consumption Habits

Image by Getty Images via Daylife A bit of good news this week. 16 million less Americans are drinking sugary soft drinks now compared to 6 years ago (68% of adults vs 76%). This, from a report published by Mintel, … Continue reading

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