Thursday 02 Oct 2014

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Producers of sugar-sweetened drinks agree to reduce calorie consumption

Leading producers of sugar-sweetened drinks have entered a “landmark” agreement to reduce calories Americans consume in these beverages by 20 percent by 2025, President Bill Clinton, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and beverage manufacturers announced Tuesday. “I am excited […]

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Soda debate bubbling across the country

In an attempt to reverse the obesity epidemic, lawmakers and health officials across the nation are considering new laws and taxes. Legislation in California calls for the nation’s first

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Schools serving up better options help reverse obesity

Schools across the country are taking several steps to fight obesity by providing healthier foods, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The

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Coca-Cola defending artificial sweeteners in ad campaign

Coca-Cola is rolling out an advertisement campaign about artificial sweeteners as sales of diet soda decline. The Atlanta-based company is planning to run newspaper advertisements that say diet drinks