Soft Drinks: Public Enemy No 1. In Obesity Fight?

Pushing her meal cart into the hospital room, a research assistant hands out tall glasses of reddish-pink liquid, along with a gentle warning: "Remember, you guys have to finish all your Kool-Aid."

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    Soda, with its high sugar count, has already been scorned by health officials for adding to the obesity ... enemy of public health officials, inspiring as much hatred as cigarettes even, according to Times of Malta. The study on soda and sugary soft drinks ...
    10/20/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • The Disadvantages of Soft Drinks
    According to an article published in 2011 in “Preventive Medicine,” in 2009, the average American consumed 31 gallons of regular soft drinks. The calories from ... is a major factor in the growing obesity epidemic. A 20-ounce soda contains 240 calories ...
    01/21/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Bearing With Coke: Soft Drinks, Hard Choices
    Coca-Cola has systematically opposed public health campaigns to reduce soda consumption, deflected criticism, denied epidemiologic truths, and distorted their own contributions to epidemic obesity ... We have met the enemy -- and it is us.
    01/26/2013 - 4:08 am | View Link
  • Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia
    The Mayor’s proposal was the latest in a series of public-health initiatives that have been put into practice by his administration, all of which are based on the overwhelming evidence that ties sugary drinks to America’s obesity epidemic, and ...
    07/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • When did saying no to soft drink become so hard?
    Australia, it's time for some tough love. And it's coming from the United States. The New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has banned the sale of large soft drinks from the Big Apple. I wish he'd go further, and I wish it applied to Australia. In New York ...
    06/13/2012 - 7:31 pm | View Link
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  • Soft Drinks, Soda, and Obesity
    Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health reviewed the most credible scientific nutrition studies conducted over the last 40 years. The work was conducted ...
    09/1/2015 - 8:37 am | View Website
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    Shasta introduced new marketing strategies in the 1950s, which became industry standards: the packaging of soft drinks in cans, the introduction of low calorie soft ...
    09/1/2015 - 3:29 am | View Website
  • Soft Drinks and Disease | The Nutrition Source | Harvard T ...
    Soft drinks are the beverage of choice for millions of Americans, but sugary drinks increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic conditions.
    08/31/2015 - 7:23 pm | View Website
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    A persistent problem in the soft drinks industry was the lack of an effective sealing of the bottles. Carbonated drink bottles are under great pressure from the gas ...
    08/31/2015 - 12:27 pm | View Website
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