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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  • Is it time to break up with sugar? - Chatelaine
    ... breakfast bowls, and soft ... sauces, you name it) made it public health enemy number 1 ... rates of disease and obesity. ... the size of ...
    05/26/2016 - 11:31 am | View Link
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  • City officials list sugar content of soft drinks to tackle child tooth decay
    Public health officials in Liverpool are ... families simply don't realise how much sugar is in some of these drinks. "As well as leading to poor dental health, it is contributing to the obesity issue in Liverpool which means that one in four children ...
    05/8/2016 - 7:59 pm | View Link
  • Emanuel cracks open the door to tax on sugary soft drinks
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday cracked the door open to a tax on sugary soft drinks to curb obesity and diabetes that drive burgeoning health care costs. For four years, Emanuel has chosen the carrot over the stick, promoting “personal responsibility ...
    09/8/2015 - 11:47 pm | View Link
  • Soda and Sugary Soft Drinks May Age Body as Much as Smoking
    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 - 2:30 am | View Link
  • Extra excise duty on soft drinks can help fight obesity, diabetes: Study
    MUMBAI: By introducing 20% extra excise duty ... obesity and diabetes is increasing across India, especially among women and children," said PHFI's Dr Sutapa Agarwal, co-author of the study. "One factor responsible for this is the easy access to soft drinks.
    01/7/2014 - 4:35 pm | 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.
    01/25/2013 - 11:08 pm | View Link
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  • 63% of Americans Actively Avoid Drinking Soda
    By Dr. Mercola. Americans are finally starting to realize the dangers of soda, with nearly two-thirds (63 percent) saying they actively try to avoid soda in their ...
    05/23/2016 - 12:38 am | View Website
  • Public health takes aim at sugar and salt – News – Harvard ...
    The war on obesity and other lifestyle ills has opened a new battlefront: the fight against sugar and salt. It may be a fight for our lives.
    05/22/2016 - 5:36 pm | View Website
  • Energy Drinks | The Sport Journal
    Abstract. Worldwide, the market for so-called energy drinks has grown exponentially in the last decade. The primary targets of the industry’s marketing campaigns ...
    05/22/2016 - 1:51 am | View Website
  • USDA dietary guidelines limit sugar intake
    The government just proposed a sea change to American diets, and it could send an entire industry reeling
    05/21/2016 - 3:21 pm | View Website
  • Tony Perkins | GLAAD
    -- President, Family Research Council, which the Southern Poverty Law Center listed as an anti-gay hate group in 2010.--One of more frequently booked of the anti-LGBT ...
    05/20/2016 - 7:51 am | View Website
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