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  • Are sports drinks better for kids?
    Clinton promises soda in America will have less calories by 2025
    In New York yesterday 9/23/14at the 10th Annual Clinton Global Initiative, a deal was made with the FDA through a partnership between the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and the American Beverage Association pledging to decrease the...
  • Soft drink manufacturers pledge to reduce calories
    Soft drink manufacturers pledge to reduce calories
    America’s largest soft drink makers have pledged to help win the fight against obesity, according to a September 23, 2014 article published by the New York Times.Coca- Cola,Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group have agreed to reduce the...
  • You can now buy Surge soda from Amazon
    You can now buy Surge soda from Amazon
    Ladies and gentlemen of the 90s, do you remember the beverages that fueled your days and nights from 1996 to 2001? Of course you do. The neon green and stark red label on the can has been emblazoned in your brain since the very minute they took it...
  • Soda
    Diet and regular soda, health spoilers and major contributors to disease
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that the average 14 to 30 year old American consumes more than 20 ounces of soda every day. This overindulgence in sugary-sweet beverages is taking a tremendous toll on the health of Americans.While...
  • There are literally thousands of soda flavors on the market.
    Facts about soda
    Soda is a staple of life for many people. Although there have been numerous reports decrying the unhealthy risks associated with drinking these sugary mixtures, consuming one or two sodas a day remains the norm for a large portion of American...
  • Get ready to take your kids back-to-school with tie-dyed cupcakes!
    Get ready to take your kids back-to-school with tie-dyed cupcakes!
    If you are a parent and your kid is going to school for the first time or returning, then a great back-to-school treat to have them take to class are the Tie-Dyed Cupcakes. Gwyndolyn Wilkerson from Kyle, Texas, says these treats make you &ldquo...
  • Diet Soda
    Study shows link between diet soda consumption and heart attacks
    If you are one of the millions of Americans who drink diet soda because you think it is a healthier alternative to regular soda, you may want to reconsider opening that next can of diet pop. A study by the Journal of General Internal Medicine has...
  • Review: SodaStream soda making kit saves money and helps the environment
    Review: Save money with a SodaStream Source Home Soda Maker Starter Kit
    SodaStream aims to make you forget all about lugging bottles or cans of soda home to your family, and it'll likely succeed.SodaStream provided me with a demo SodaStream Source home soda maker starter kit along with a large selection of...
  • hops bines laden with cones
    Crazy for hops--Hopped coffee, soda and tea
    Remember last fall when suddenly all sorts of things, from beer to hot sauce contained pumpkin? It seems that we may be going overboard again but this time the ingredient of choice is hops.Hops, or Humulus Lupulus is an ancient plant. The name...
  • Democrat from Connecticut Rosa DeLauro
    Sugar queen pans Coke
    Sometimes I think those on the left stay up nights just thinking of ways to gain more power and deny the rest of us our freedom. Obamacare figures into this category, as do Michelle Obama’s guidelines for schools, but one of the latest we...
  • Energy Drinks
    After puberty, caffeine affects boys and girls differently
    Previous studies have shown that caffeine – a stimulant found in coffee, soda and energy drinks – increases blood pressure and decreases heart rate in children, adults and adolescents. In a new study published in the June 16 online...
  • Coke says: take 23 minutes to burn off a soda
    Coke says: take 23 minutes to burn off a soda
    Coca-Cola. the company who once wanted to teach the "world wide to sing" and who most recently was broiled in a controversial Super Bowl ad has a new ad running on YouTube. In the short video Coke takes on the epidemic of obesity by...
  • What's grosser than gross? You will never drink Coke again after watching this
    What's grosser than gross? You will never drink Coke again after watching this
    This is your mouth. This is your mouth drinking Coke. And this is what Coke looks like if you boil out the water.A viral video, created and posted to YouTube by Crazy Russian Hacker, shows us what happens to dark soda after the water is boiled out...
  • Could ending SNAP subsidies for sugar-sweetened beverages reduce obesity?
    Could ending SNAP subsidies for sugar-sweetened beverages reduce obesity?
    You may wish to check out the abstract of the latest study on soda from Stanford, "Ending SNAP Subsidies For Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Could Reduce Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes," published in the June 2014 issue of the journal Health...
  • Pepsi Spire vs Coca-Cola Freestyle: Game of fountains
    Pepsi Spire vs Coca-Cola Freestyle: Game of fountains
    Remember going into your local restaurant or select retailer and experiencing the Coca-Cola Freestyle for the first time? You know- the machine that allows you to choose from a variety of products and flavors to make customized concoctions such as...