Tropicana Orange Juice Slammed by Judge as Misleading

Tropicana Orange Juice Slammed by Judge as Misleading

Did you know that the 100% orange juice you buy at the supermarket may have been lying in a refrigerated vat for 6 months or longer before it was poured into the carton standing in your fridge? Or that in … Continue reading

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Clean Eating – What is It?

Clean Eating – What is It?

Are you familiar with the term Clean Eating? We’re beginning to hear more and more people talk about the clean eating movement and decided to take a minute to take a look. Clean eating is all about eating healthfully. Contrary … Continue reading

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Re-inventing a Junk Food Company

Re-inventing a Junk Food Company

You’ve got to hand it to Indra Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiCo. She is trying to re-invent the junk food and beverage conglomerate by building an entire portfolio of “Good For You” Products. Problem is, that she is pushing the … Continue reading

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Sugary Drinks Extinction in Schools and The First Lady

Sugary Drinks Extinction in Schools and The First Lady

PepsiCo announced yesterday that it will stop selling sugary soft drinks to schools worldwide. The company will stop sales of full-sugar soft drinks to primary and secondary schools by 2012. ¬†The industry-leading policy establishes for the first time a consistent … Continue reading

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On Orange Juice

On Orange Juice

Image via Wikipedia [UPDATE June 2, 2009: See response of Florida Department of Citrus in the comments] More than 620 million gallons of orange juice are sold per year in the United States. There is an undeniable health halo to … Continue reading

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Stevia Too Expensive?

Stevia Too Expensive?

Image by Rock Portrait Photography via Flickr Probably the biggest news in the diet drink arena this past year has been the introduction of soft drinks sweetened with stevia. The FDA anointed stevia¬† GRAS status (Generally Regarded as Safe), which … Continue reading

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Tropicana

Tropicana

  Orange juice is awesome. Nothing like the refreshing juice of 3 or 4 fresh squeezed oranges, tart and sweet at the same time, and chock full of nutrients. If there’s one company that has turned orange juice into an … Continue reading

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