Avoid These Drinks to Help Prevent Brain Shrinkage, Dementia, and Strokes

Smaller brain volume and poorer memory are linked in two recent studies with soda consumption – including of the supposedly healthier “diet” kind.


Pediatricians Advise Parents: No Fruit Juice for Kids Under 1

In a statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics says that fruit juice should not be served to children under 1 year old, as it provides no nutritional value.


Food Industry Study Slams Recommended Sugar Intake Limits

A new study claiming dietary guideline limits on sugar are inaccurate is the food industry’s latest attempt at planting doubts in buyers’ minds.


Fresh Concerns Emerge over Energy Drinks’ Damage to the Heart

The researchers behind a new study say energy drinks place an unnecessary burden on the heart and should be avoided by people with heart problems.


This County Cut Sugary Drink Sales by 20% Without a Soda Tax

Howard County, Maryland cut soda and fruit sales by 20 and 15 percent, respectively, between January 2013 and December 2015 WITHOUT levying a soda tax.


Investigation Reveals Subway Chicken is only About 50% Chicken DNA

A new Canadian investigation has found that Subway’s chicken strips only contain slightly more than 50% chicken DNA.


Lawsuit Says Coca-Cola of Misleads People, Downplays Soda Health Risks

A recently-filed lawsuit alleges that Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association misleads buyers about the health risks of consuming sugary drinks.


The Military is Warning Soldiers About the Health Risks of Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are popular among soldiers who need to stay awake on the battlefield, but the military is warning about their potential health risks.


Reinventing the Wheel: Nestle Reformulates Sugar

Instead of simply cutting the sugar content in its candy products, Nestle has decided to reformulate the substance into “sugar lite.”


Is the Soda Industry Hiding Health Risks of Drinking Soda?

If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.


Yet Another Sign our Modern Diet is Harming Future Generations

Children in the United Kingdom are consuming double the amount of the recommended daily allowance of sugar. An initiative to combat the problem is underway.


If You Want to Get Pregnant, Avoid Soda, New Study Says

A new study has found that soda, especially diet soft drinks containing artificial sweeteners, decrease fertility in women.


U.K. Government Orders Restaurants to Cut Size of Desserts

U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.


PepsiCo Sued for Allegedly Misleading Buyers of Naked Juice

PepsiCo is being sued on behalf of 3 people who allege the company’s Naked brand juices and smoothies aren’t as healthy their labels state.


How the Sugar Industry Made Everyone Hate Fat – Fraudulently

The sugary industry paid Harvard scientists in the 1960s to frame sugar in a positive light and nutrition guidelines are still shaped by this today.


Scientists Discover a “6th Taste” Explaining Why We Love Carbs So Freakin’ Much

Now, a new study suggests that there may be a scientific reason we can not resist food loaded with carbohydrates – because they are our 6th taste.


New Organic Gatorade is Still Loaded with Sugar – Organic Sugar

Gatorade has a new organic line of its energy drinks. They are still loaded with sugar, but that sugar is organic now. There are a few more differences.