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“Sodabriety” Challenge Successful at Cutting Teen Sugar Intake

Obesity is now known as an epidemic (and a disease) by the U.S. healthcare community, and the problem can largely be attributed to the abundance of sugar in the average American diet. Among the many sugary options available to American …

More Americans Than Ever Are Bottling Their Own Soda More Americans Than Ever Are Bottling Their Own Soda

With the health risks of excessive sugar coming into focus for the medical community and a new diet trends surfacing seemingly daily, more Americans than ever are now turning to home soda machines to create their own fizzy drinks. A …

Caffeine Use Disorder: Turns Out It’s a Thing Caffeine Use Disorder: Turns Out It’s a Thing

With a Starbucks on every city street corner, Americans are well-aware of the fact that they like their coffee. With phrases like, “No coffee, no workey” and “I’m a zombie without my coffee” a part of the common vernacular, most …

Consumer Reports Warns of Carcinogens in Soda Consumer Reports Warns of Carcinogens in Soda

While cities such as New York continue to debate the dangers of excessive sugar in soft drinks, another potentially hazardous aspect of soda is now coming under fire. Consumer Reports today warned of the dagners of 4-methylimidozole (4-Mel), a chemical …

How Soda Can Seriously Harm Your Health How Soda Can Seriously Harm Your Health
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Most people are already aware that soda pop is not a health food and is probably not a good drink choice. Now, there is more proof that it isn’t – as a recent report by Food MythBusters has shown some …

How Prohibition Made Soda the King of Beverages How Prohibition Made Soda the King of Beverages

A new book by author Tristan Donovan called Fizz: How Soda Shook Up The World was excerpted this week in the Atlantic, and he argues that Coca-Cola has the 1920′s Prohibition movement to thank for its rise to glory. As …

Soft Drinks, Problem Children Linked in New Study Soft Drinks, Problem Children Linked in New Study
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Soda is ubiquitous in the U.S. Restaurants, gas stations, and vending machines entice Americans with the inexpensive sugary drinks on a daily, if not hourly, basis. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), children and adolescents …

Pepsi Carcinogen: Dangerous or Not? Pepsi Carcinogen: Dangerous or Not?
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The Center for Environmental Health, an environmental watchdog group, has warned that the caramel coloring in Pepsi contains a dangerous level of a cancer-causing agent. The offending ingredient in question is 4-methylimidazole, which goes by the street name 4-Mel, and …

Soda Meth Study Reveals Bad News For Your Teeth Soda Meth Study Reveals Bad News For Your Teeth
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Soda may be as damaging to your teeth as meth or crack in the long run, according to a recently released study. The study claims that the damage done by high soda consumption combined with a lack of proper dental …

New Pepsi Bottle Design Announced New Pepsi Bottle Design Announced
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Over the years, both Coke and Pepsi have gone through so many packaging redesigns that a new design (not to mention a new version of soda) is almost expected every 18 months. However, the shape of the bottles don’t change …

Soda, Pop, or Coke? Twitter Data Reveals Regional Dialect Soda, Pop, or Coke? Twitter Data Reveals Regional Dialect

It’s a question that has raged amongst my friends for several long years: When referring to soft drinks — or, if you prefer, carbonated beverages — what’s the best generic descriptor? Is it soda? Could it be pop? Or do …

Salty Watermelon Pepsi Assaults Taste Buds in Japan Salty Watermelon Pepsi Assaults Taste Buds in Japan
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Salty Watermelon Pepsi sounds downright awful. In fact, were I captured by a group of nefarious villains who were looking to extract specific data from my brain, pouring this vile concoction down my unwilling throat would be the easiest way …