Coke Copies Pepsi, Removes Potentially Harmful Ingredient from Sports Drink

Coke Copies Pepsi, Removes Potentially Harmful Ingredient from Sports Drink

The Coca Cola company is quietly removing brominated vegetable oil (BVO) from its Powerade line of sports drinks. The move comes only months after PepsiCo subsidiary Gatorade announced it will be removing BVO from its sport drink by the end … 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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Senior Coke Exec: We Don’t Believe in Empty Calories. We Believe in Hydration

Senior Coke Exec: We Don’t Believe in Empty Calories. We Believe in Hydration

Katie Bayne is an Atlanta mother of 2 children, and a busy executive. She is the President & General Manager, Sparkling Beverages, Coca-Cola North America. And she has some advice for us on how to fit Coke products into our lives. Bayne was … Continue reading

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Gatorade Suing Powerade Over Nutrition Claims. Who Cares?

Gatorade Suing Powerade Over Nutrition Claims. Who Cares?

There’s an old Indian proverb – God laughs when a thief steals from a thief. PepsiCo is suing the Coca-Cola Company over claims that its new sports drink Powerade Ion4, is more complete than Pespi’s  Gatorade. Seems like Coke just … Continue reading

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