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Study suggests drinking soda piles on fat around internal organs

January 14, 2016 by


While many of us love a nice cold can of coke with our meal, we also know that soda isn’t exactly the best thing for our health. You’ve all more than likely heard of all the negative effects soda has on the body, but for some reason, it doesn’t exactly make us drink it any […]

Coke Tries to Sugarcoat the Truth on Calories

August 14, 2015 by


The Coca-Cola Company, which has suffered a large decline in consumption of sugary sodas as consumers worry about obesity, has formed a new organization to emphasize exercise as the best way to control obesity and to play down the importance of cutting calories. Coke and other beverage makers have long funneled money to industry-leaning scientists […]

Sugary drinks linked to 180,000 deaths a year, study says

July 1, 2015 by


By Robert Gebelhoff Scientists are asking people across the globe to lay off sugary drinks, linking the consumption to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year, including more than 25,000 Americans. Overall, that means one in every 100 deaths from obesity-related diseases is caused by sugary beverages, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation. The study, […]

Beverage manufacturers target Sugary Drinks to children & teens

November 20, 2014 by


Beverage companies spent $866 million to advertise unhealthy drinks in 2013, and children and teens remained key target audiences for that advertising, according to a new report released today by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. The report, Sugary Drink FACTS 2014, highlights some progress regarding beverage marketing to young people, but […]

Your Afternoon Soda Could Be Making You Age Faster

October 23, 2014 by


by  Christina Heiser If the threat of heart disease, diabetes, or obesity wasn’t enough to make you put down your afternoon cola, this might: A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health reports that drinking one sugary soda a day may speed up the rate at which your body ages. Researchers at […]

How Can Diet Sodas Make You Fat? Study May Explain It

September 17, 2014 by


By Maggie Fox Researchers trying to figure out whether artificial sweeteners really do make people fat think they’ve found a possible explanation — they may disrupt the bacteria in some people’s bodies. Their findings may shed light on why studies often contradict one another, with some finding that people who drink lots of diet drinks […]

Man’s Soda Refill costs him $525 & Gets him slapped with a Federal Charge

April 18, 2014 by


A Charleston, South Carolina man is speaking out after receiving a $525 ticket following his soda refill at a Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital. As reported by WCSC Live 5 News, construction worker Christopher Lewis was working on-site at the downtown Charleston VA Medical center and during lunch in the hospital cafeteria, he grabbed a refill […]