Tag: Soda

Philadelphia Soda Tax Cuts Sales Of Sugary Drinks

People in Philadelphia seem to be trying to avoid buying soda from stores within the city due to the new soda tax. However, they are choosing to buy their sugary drinks from nearby areas to avoid the levy.

Public Health May 18, 2019

Drinks Sweetened With Sugar Can Increase Chances Of Developing Kidney Disease

Sweetened fruit juices have been linked to a higher chance of developing chronic kidney disease. Alongside soda, the researchers found that beverages containing high sugar content have serious health consequences.

Public Health December 29, 2018

New Research Says Sweetened Drinks Worse Than Fructose-Packed Food

Soda can increase a person's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a research said. Added sugars in certain food products such as sweetened beverages and baked goods were found to affect the blood glucose level negatively.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 28, 2018

Drinking One Soda A Day Increases Risk Of Cancer, Says Study

Most Americans are addicted to drinking soda every day. A new study has found that drinking one soda a day can cause an increased risk of cancer. Here's everything you need to know.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 22, 2018

Soda Can Reduce Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study Says

A new study shows that chances of conceiving a child can be cut down by having too many sugary drinks. This goes for both men and women.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 15, 2018

The Secret To Long Life Is Diet Coke, Says 104-Year-Old Woman

The favorite beverage of a 104-year-old woman in Michigan is Diet Coke, which she drinks at least once a day. Is diet soda really the secret to long life?

Healthy Living/Wellness January 6, 2018

Pairing Sugary Drinks With High Protein Meals Makes You Store More Fat: Study

USDA funded research finds bad news with high protein meal and high sugar drink pairings. As it turns out, combining these two could lead to more fat storage and salty food cravings.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 22, 2017

Soda Industry Funds Studies That May Mislead Public About Health Effects Of Sweetened Drinks

All of the industry-funded studies in a new analysis failed to find a link between sugar sweetened drinks and obesity. Researchers believe the industry appears to manipulate scientific processes.

Public Health November 1, 2016

Nearly 100 Health Groups Funded By Coke, Pepsi: Study

A recent report showed that 96 health organizations conducting research on dietary changes to reduce obesity were funded by Coca-Cola and Pepsi Co. Their actions had a negative impact on the outcome of the studies, as well as on the American health care improvements.

Public Health October 12, 2016

Krispy Kreme Pairs Up With Cheerwine Beverage Company To Make Doughnut-Flavored Soda

Krispy Kreme and Cheerwine teamed up to produce a doughnut-flavored soda: the Cheerwine Kreme. How does it taste? People who have tasted the drink have given their verdict.

Life & Style July 21, 2016

Soft Drink Makers Mull Legal Action Against Sugar Tax

The government wants to implement sugar tax on soft drinks. This is seen as a remedy to the growing obesity epidemic but soda companies are not happy about it.

Life March 22, 2016

Drinking Too Much Coke Daily Is Bad For The Health: How To Give Up Soda Addiction

Kathy O'Sullivan from the United Kingdom is a living example of how soda addiction can take its toll on one's health. But how will one be able to successfully curb this type of addiction and take a better health path?

Life January 26, 2016

Drinking Soda, Other Sugary Drinks Daily Can Cause Excessive Belly Fat

Belly fat may be attributed to increased consumption of sugary drinks, a new study found. Researchers discovered a direct correlation between belly fat and regular soda, while diet sodas did not exhibit any relationship.

Life January 12, 2016

Crystal Pepsi From The 1990s Is Back For A Limited Time: How To Get A Six-Pack Of The Transparent Soda

Pepsi announced that Crystal Pepsi, it's well-loved transparent soda from the '90s, will make a comeback later this month. Here is how to grab a six-pack of Crystal Pepsi.

Internet Culture December 9, 2015

Pepsi Perfect: Another 'Back To The Future' Product Comes True

Pepsi is making another 'Back to the Future' dream come true. Limited edition 'Pepsi Perfect' bottles will be sold on October 21, 2015 — or you could snag one at New York Comic Con.

Movies/TV Shows October 5, 2015

Drinking Two Cans Of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage A Day Significantly Increases Heart Attack, Stroke And Diabetes Risk

Soda and other sugary drinks can increase consumers' risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes, according to a new study. High-fructose corn syrups are widely used as a cheaper alternative to sucrose in many food and drink products.

Life October 2, 2015

New Aspartame-Free Diet Pepsi Hits Stores: Will It Be Enough to Sweeten Sales?

PepsiCo has replaced its current diet drink sweetener aspartame with sucralose in an effort to improve the drink and boost its sales. The new version hit store shelves on Aug. 11.

Life August 13, 2015

Coca-Cola Wants The World To Believe That Fighting Obesity Is Not About Cutting Calories

Obesity is not about the amounts of food and drinks one consume, it actually depends on exercise and physical activity, claims Coca-Cola. In fact, they have partnered with an organization composed of scientific experts, who advocates the said claim in various media.

Life August 10, 2015

One Can Of Coca-Cola, One Hour: What Happens To Your Body After Drinking A Can Of Coke

Coca-Cola can induce multiple physiological processes in the body within one hour of consumption. Find out everything there is to know about Coke's effects on the body.

Life August 1, 2015

San Francisco Approves Health Warnings On Sugary Drink Ads

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a legislation that aims to place warning labels on advertisements for sodas and other sugary drinks regarding the potential health hazards linked to such beverages.

Life June 10, 2015

104-Year-Old Woman Says Dr. Pepper May Be The Secret To A Long Life

Conventional wisdom tells us that drinking soda is unhealthy and could lead to potential health problems. However, one 104-year-old woman shows that's not always the case.

Internet Culture March 20, 2015

Nutrition Experts Get Paid By Coca-Cola To Call Soda A Healthy Snack

Coca-Cola and other companies are paying nutritionists to recommend their products as part of healthy snacking, new reports suggest.

Life March 16, 2015

Mountain Dew Gets Classy With New Bottles That Make It Look Like Craft Beer

Well, this was something no one unexpected. Mountain Dew is going artisanal with new packaging that makes the highly caffeinated soda look like craft beer.

Internet Culture March 13, 2015

Guy Jumps In Bath Full Of Mentos And Coke Zero And The Result Is Ridiculous

Everyone knows that when you put Mentos in Coke Zero, the fizzy explosion that results is amazing. However, you've never seen it done quite like this before.

Internet Culture February 27, 2015

Coca-Cola Pulls Fanta Video Because Of Controversial "Good Old Times" Quote

Coca-Cola removed video to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Fanta because it referenced Nazi Germany to "good old times."

Internet Culture February 27, 2015

Caramel Color In Cola May Give You Cancer: Time To Ditch It?

An ingredient added to colas and other soft drinks for aesthetic purpose contains a potential carcinogen that could elevate risks for cancer. Experts have raised concerns on the continued use of this chemical.

Life February 22, 2015

Too Much Soda Consumption May Be Cancer Risk

Soda could cause cancer, according to a new study from Consumer Reports. How much danger are Americans facing from the beverages?

Life February 20, 2015

Coca-Cola Creates Emoji Web Addresses And Gives The Internet A Burst Of Cheer

If a woman in a red dress is the only way to express your online identity, there's good news. Apparently, you can register an emoji as your domain name, and Coca-Cola has already done it.

Internet Culture February 19, 2015

Study Claims Energy Drinks Are Making Kids More Hyperactive

According to new research, children who consume energy drinks and other sugary beverages are more at risk for hyperactive and inattention that children who don't.

Internet Culture February 9, 2015

Study Links Sugary Drinks to Earlier Menstruation, Puberty

Sugary drinks do not just cause cavities and make children fat. These can also lead to earlier onset of puberty in girls. Girls who drink sugary drinks more frequently tend to start their menstrual cycle earlier.

Life January 29, 2015

Wendy's Takes Soda Out Of Children's Meals

Taking a cue from child-health advocates, Wendy’s removes soda as a default drink in its children’s meals and makes it easier for parents to make healthier food choices for their kids.

Life January 16, 2015

Can You Give Up Sugary Beverages for a Year for $500? This 11-Years Old Kid Did

Jon Sarisky gave up soda and other sugary drinks for a year in order to win $500. This is his story.

Life January 4, 2015

Berkeley's new soda tax could be a sign of things to come

Soda is about to get a lot more expensive. A new tax in Berkeley, CA means that the soft drink industry may be changing for good.

Internet Culture November 5, 2014

Aging too quickly? Put down the soda

Soda may significantly age people as much as cigarette smoking, by contributing to cell death, a new study reveals.

Life October 20, 2014

How long would you have to run to burn off a soda? Here's a new way to count calories

Researches posted signs in low-income Baltimore stores next to soda and fruit juices that told consumers how much exercise would be needed to burn the item off.

Internet Culture October 20, 2014

Sugar drink warnings actually work: How to convince kids to put down the soda

Telling teenagers how far they'd have to walk to burn off the calories in a soda can change their consumption habits, researchers find. Calorie information presented in that form can lead them to choose lower-calorie alternatives, study suggests.

Life October 17, 2014

Dear teens, you need to take 10,000 steps to burn 250 calories in 20-ounce soda

A study published on Oct. 16 reveals that simply being informed properly of the amount of exercise required to burn off excess calories in a small can of soda was enough to convince teens to make healthier drink choices.

Internet Culture October 17, 2014

Coke, Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper pledge to lower calories in soft drinks by 2025

The three largest soda companies have made commitment to decrease calories found in the beverages that Americans consume by 20 percent.

Business September 24, 2014

How many steps does it take to burn off the calories in a soda?

New studies found that you could eliminate the unhealthy effects of soda by simply moving around more. A new study found that fructose, the common form of sugar in sodas, has less of a health risk in people who are physically active even if they don't formally exercise.

Internet Culture September 15, 2014

Soda is losing appeal in America, says survey

Gallup's new survey shows that the number of Americans who say no to sodas has increased from 41 percent in 2002 to 63 percent this year. Americans also try to cut back on sugar intake.

Life July 30, 2014

You can't ban super-sized soda drink: NY Court of Appeals tells state government

The Court of Appeals ruled that New York City can't instate the Portion Cap Rule, which would have banned sale of sugary drinks from being sold at restaurants and movie theaters in the city.

Life June 30, 2014

California legislators reject sugary drink labels bill. Long live calories!

A bill that would have made California the first state in the U.S. to require warning labels on sugary drinks was junked by legislators. The labels would have warned consumers that drinking sugary drinks could contribute to diabetes and obesity risks.

Life June 18, 2014

Why diet soda may be the dieter's bestest friend

Diet soda may just be a dieting person's best friend. New study apparently says this is the case.

Life May 29, 2014

Popularity of coffee, energy drinks rising among teens: CDC

A new study shows consumption of soda by young people is down; however, consumption of coffee and energy drinks have spiked among the teenagers. What does that mean for their health?

Life February 11, 2014

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