U.S. teens may be drinking more sugary beverages than ever before, but younger kids in California are cutting back.
Sugar-sweetened beverages are one of the major culprits in the obesity epidemic, but sodas have also been connected to behavioral problems among teens. That link apparently extends to young kids as well.
For years now, the soda and fast food industry, blamed for rising obesity rates in the U.S., have been battling an image problem. Will promoting healthy lifestyles redeem them?
All it takes is one can of soda to increase risk of type 2 diabetes by 22%, according to a new study.
For now, larger-sized soft drinks are safe. But for how long?
Diet mixers can make you more drunk than higher-calorie options
Pepsi’s latest refresher claims to fend off fat. But is a healthy soda an oxymoron?
Will calorie counts on soda-vending machines help curb consumption of sugary drinks?
Researchers provide the strongest evidence yet that soda and other sugary drinks contribute to the obesity epidemic in children.
On Thursday the New York City Health Department became the first in the nation to ban the sale of sugared beverages larger than 16 oz. at restaurants, mobile food carts, sports arenas and movie theaters.
Supersized debate: opinions flowed over at the public hearing on New York City’s proposed ban on large-sized sodas, on which the Board of Health is set to vote on Sept. 13
Media and public-health researchers argue that social responsibility campaigns launched by the soda industry are dangerously similar to those used by the tobacco industry to counter public health concerns.
Nothing like a tall, cool drink in the heat of summer, right? Not if it’s a sugar-sweetened soda, and not if you’re in New York City.