Nothing Smart About Smart Water

Nothing Smart About Smart Water

Did you catch the giant billboard ads of beautiful Jennifer Aniston pushing Smart Water? We saw one the other day and started to think that the only smart thing about this water, is the fact that Coca Cola, the parent … Continue reading

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How Sport Drinks Companies Trick Us (Plus 4 DIY Recipes)

How Sport Drinks Companies Trick Us (Plus 4 DIY Recipes)

This is a guest post by Vani Hari a.k.a Food Babe. Let’s face it – Sports drinks like Gatorade and PowerAde are some of the worst things you could possibly put in your body. They are made up of mostly … Continue reading

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How Healthy is Coconut Water?

How Healthy is Coconut Water?

Another lawsuit filed against a food manufacturer for bogus health claims ended recently with in a settlement. Vita Coco, a brand of coconut water that is supposedly “super hydrating,” ”nutrient packed” and “super water”, could not support these claims scientifically. … 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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