Tag Archives: Nutrition

The Hidden Cancer Threat in Soda | Rodale News

The worrying effects of what’s in that canned soft drink! – If you were to make caramel food coloring at home, you’d melt sugar in a saucepan. Soda manufacturers, however, do things much differently, often creating sugar-ammonia interactions under high pressure and temperatures. The result? An unlabeled cancer-causer in your soda can. At issue is […]

Does Diet-Soda Make You Fat? | Rodale News

The worrying (and strangely counter-intuitive!) side-effects of diet soda – Think drinking diet soda helps you lose weight? It doesn’t, a number of studies have shown. In fact, it could have the exact same effect on your gut as the decidedly non-diet high-frucose corn syrup, according to a new paper in Obesity Reviews. There are roughly 100 […]

U.S. schools throwing the book at unhealthy drinks

A great move by US schools to reduce the exposure of kids to sugary drinks – Just one-third of students in U.S. elementary schools had access to sugary drinks and high-fat milk in 2010-2011, compared to 47 percent in 2007-2008, the report indicated. And less than 12 percent could obtain sugar-sweetened drinks at school last […]