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Health Impact, Interplay of Diet Soft Drinks and Overall Diet Unravelled

ScienceDaily Are diet sodas good or bad for you? The jury is still out, but a new study sheds light on the impact that zero-calorie beverages may have on health, especially in the context of a person’s overall dietary habits. … Continue reading

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Even a little alcohol raises breast cancer risk in women

Press TV Women who even consume one alcoholic drink per day are at a greater risk of developing breast cancer than their non-drinker counterparts, German researchers say. After reviewing 100 prior studies, Helmut K. Seitz and colleagues at the University … Continue reading

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Sugar-sweetened drinks, cardiovascular problems linked

Press TV Men who drink one sugar-sweetened drink per day have a 20 percent higher risk of coronary heart disease than men who drink none, new US study suggests. A health data review of about 43,000 US men demonstrated that … Continue reading

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Sneaky: Coca-Cola Removes Known Carcinogen to Avoid Cancer Warning Label

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society In a move to avoid being slapped with a cancer warning label, Coca-Cola is making an emergency recipe alteration that involves removing a known carcinogen from the mix. Showing that the company is more interested in … Continue reading

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BPA chemical dangers

Laura Spikes Today Tonight BPA is the hidden in chemical in many of our most common food and drink products, and a debate is raging about how harmful it is to our health. It’s so common, it’s virtually impossible to … Continue reading

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Sugar ‘is toxic and must be regulated just like cigarettes’, claim scientists

Source: Daily Mail Sugar is a poison and its sale should be as tightly regulated as cigarettes and alcohol, scientists say. They warn that sugary foods and drinks are responsible for illnesses including obesity, heart disease, cancer and liver problems. … Continue reading

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Q&A: Guarana in Energy Drinks

Question: Discuss the contraindications associated with guarana that is found in most energy drinks. Answer: Guarana’s contraindications are: Avoid caffeine during pregnancy as increases in caffeine aare present in mother’s milk, has been associated with fetal loss, low birth weight and … Continue reading

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Pepsi admits drink is bad for your body – if you’re a mouse

Source: Independent Too much fizzy drink will rot your teeth, but if you are a small rodent, and if the drink happens to be called Mountain Dew, then it’s actually capable of dissolving your entire body. So claims PepsiCo, the … Continue reading

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Why You May Be Drinking Soda That Contains a Dangerous Flame Retardant Banned in Europe and Japan

Source: AlterNet It’s Monday night at the Battle & Brew, a gamer hangout in this Atlanta suburb. The crowd is slumping in chairs, ears entombed in headphones, eyes locked on flat-screen monitors and minds lost in tonight’s video game of … Continue reading

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Sugar-Free Drinks and Chewing Gum Linked to Tooth Damage

Source: Mercola Many people choose sugar-free beverages and gum because they believe they are safer for their teeth. The sugar alcohol xylitol, which is popular in sugar-free foods, has even been found to help fight tooth decay, and the European … Continue reading

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