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The not so cool truth about soda – are your kids drinking it?

The not so cool truth about soda – are your kids drinking it?

This short film is going viral and for good reason. Follow the story of a polar bear family that’s struggling with soda addiction and how it is taking an affect on their lives. Here’s what the Hungry for Change team had to say about it…. There is not one ounce of nutritional content in a can of soda to help your body get its daily intake of nutrients, in fact it’s totally the opposite.... »

About time, too! Full fat soda now with natural sweetener

About time, too! Full fat soda now with natural sweetener

Good news for Sprite drinkers in the UK! The once full fat soda will now be made using a natural sweetener, slashing calories by a whopping 30%! Interestingly, following the bold move, the company is still exploring whether the reformulated product – which now contains stevia – will be brought to the US. As part of parent company Coca-Cola’s anti-obesity drive, the drink is now being a... »

Tax soda, and ban junk food ads, say doctors

Tax soda, and ban junk food ads, say doctors

Soda should be heavily taxed, while adverts promoting junk food may be banished until after the watershed, doctors have said, in a recent call for action over obesity rates in the UK. Representing nearly every doctor in the UK, The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, said increasing waistlines already constituted a “huge crisis”. A report by the institution said current measures are fai... »

Need Another Reason to Avoid Aspartame? Here’s 92…

Need Another Reason to Avoid Aspartame? Here’s 92…

If your health practitioner prescribed a medicine with 92 (or more) side-effects – some of them serious – you’d no doubt be wary of taking it. And we wouldn’t blame you. But millions of people choose to drink soda containing aspartame – a dangerous sweetener with as many side-effects – on a regular basis, some of them consuming the highly-sweetened drink daily. Perhaps they’d think again aft... »

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